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Insurance News Releases: 2009

The table below shows NYS Insurance Department news releases issued during 2009.

The first column contains the Release Date and second column contains the Subject.

Release DateSubject
12/30/2009

Saratoga County Couple Arrested for Cashing Dead Father's Checks

12/28/2009

Two Insurance Companies Directed to Offer to Reinstate 260 Homeowners' Policies Across State

12/22/2009

Consumers Should Consider Flood Insurance Protection

12/16/2009

Wrynn Names Fritsch Deputy Superintendent

12/16/2009

Insurer Directed To Offer To Renew Homeowners' Policies For 113 Long Island Property Owners

12/11/2009

Statement by NYS Insurance Superintendent James J. Wrynn on the New York Liquidation Bureau's 100th Anniversary

12/10/2009

Updated: New York Health Insurers To Dividend More Than $1.2 Billion To Out-Of-State Corporate Parents

12/10/2009

Wrynn Announces Leadership Team Changes

12/04/2009

Applicants Seeking Specific Insurance Department Licenses Must Submit Electronic Fingerprints Beginning Dec. 15

12/01/2009

Queens Woman Arrested For Filing Phony Insurance Claims

11/30/2009

Delaware County Woman Charged With Insurance Fraud

11/24/2009

Ex-Insurance Agent in Queens Arrested for Embezzling Funds

11/24/2009

Wrynn Proposes Revisions To No-Fault Insurance Regulation

11/23/2009

Fishing Video Used In Ulster County Man's Arrest

11/20/2009

Governor Paterson Announces Insurance Department Recovered $8.12 Million for Consumers Last Quarter

11/19/2009

Albany County Woman Accused Of Insurance Fraud

11/12/2009

Endicott Man Who Reported Motorcycle Stolen Arrested

11/09/2009

Senior Citizens Urged To Be Cautious Of High-Pressure Sales Pitches During Medicare Open Enrollment Period

11/05/2009

Documenting Property Losses And Filing Claims Quickly Are Key To Achieving Settlements After A Winter Storm Hits

11/03/2009

Tioga County Man Accused Of Filing False Insurance Claim

11/02/2009

Reviewing Insurance Policies A Good First Step To Be Prepared For Severe Winter Storms

10/29/2009

Insurance Regulators From New York And El Salvador Sign Cooperation Arrangement

10/26/2009

Ulster County Man Accused Of Falsifying Insurance Claim

10/23/2009

Brooks To Address New York Gay & Lesbian Chamber

10/20/2009

Adirondack First On Auto Insurance Ranking Report

10/19/2009

Westchester County Public Adjuster Companies Each Fined $25,000

10/16/2009

Insurance Agents And Brokers Fined For Accepting Kickbacks

10/16/2009

Bill Collector Who Cashed Dead Mother's Checks Arrested

10/14/2009

Title Insurance Crimes Target Of New Frauds Unit

10/13/2009

Syracuse Man Accused Of Lying To Get Health Care Benefits

10/06/2009

2009 Auto Insurer Complaint Ranking Released

10/06/2009

Ulster Woman Who Claimed Disability Arrested For Fraud

09/22/2009

New York State Insurance Department Receives NAIC Accreditation Honors

09/21/2009

Statement On Moody's Decision To Participate In Thursday's Hearing On The Credit Rating System By New York Insurance Superintendent James J. Wrynn

09/16/2009

Health Insurance Fraud Case Linked To Identity Theft

09/14/2009

Media Advisory: Insurance Department Holding Public Hearing In New York City September 16 On Life Insurance, Annuity Sales Suitability

09/11/2009

Senate Confirms Wrynn as Insurance Superintendent

09/10/2009

Department Submits Proposed Producer Compensation Transparency Regulation To The Governor's Office Of Regulatory Reform

09/10/2009

Governor Paterson Announces Health Insurers Must Cover Children's Flu Shots

09/09/2009

NAIC To Hold Public Hearing On Credit Rating Agencies (PDF Format)

09/03/2009

Contractor Arrested for Fraud in Suffolk County

09/03/2009

Freeport Woman Accused of Stealing $39,000 in Benefits

09/03/2009

Hauppauge Contractor Accused of Workers' Comp Fraud

09/01/2009

Acting Superintendent Wrynn Appoints Hayes To Head New York Liquidation Bureau

08/27/2009

Insurance Department Expanding Its On-Site Disaster Recovery Assistance In Southern Tier

08/25/2009

Insurance Department's On-Site Disaster Aid Facility Being Dispatched to Assist Silver Creek-Area Residents

08/21/2009

Insurance Department to Activate On-Site Disaster Aid Center for Western New Yorkers Affected by Flooding

08/19/2009

Governor Paterson Announces GEICO To Create New Operations Site In Erie County

08/14/2009

Oneonta Man Arrested On Charges That He Set Home Ablaze

08/14/2009

Governor Paterson Announces Administration Appointments

08/13/2009

Governor Paterson Takes Action Against Misleading Sales of Limited Benefit Health Insurance Plans

08/13/2009

Governor Paterson Announces Crackdown on Misleading Sales of Limited Benefit Health Insurance Plans

08/12/2009

Franklin County Woman Arrested For Insurance Fraud

08/10/2009

Media Advisory: Insurance Department Holding Public Hearing In Albany August 13 On Life Insurance, Annuity Sales Suitability

08/10/2009

New Parents Need To Review Their Family's Insurance Needs

08/10/2009

Oneida County Cable Technician Arrested For Taking $18,600

08/05/2009

Governor Paterson Announces More Than $13 Million Recovered For Insurance Consumers

08/04/2009

Oneida County Heavy Equipment Operator Accused Of Fraud

08/03/2009

Media Advisory: Insurance Department Holding Public Hearing In Buffalo August 6 On Life Insurance, Annuity Sales Suitability

07/30/2009

Governor Paterson Signs Legislation to Make Health Insurance More Affordable and Improve Access to Health Care

07/28/2009

Insurance Regulators From New York and China Sign Cooperation Arrangement

07/27/2009

Brooks Named To Head Key Committee By The National Association Of Insurance Commissioners

07/24/2009

Ulster County Man Sentenced for Workers' Comp Fraud

07/23/2009

Bed and Breakfast Scam Leads to Oneida County Man's Arrest

07/23/2009

Steuben County Woman Arrested after Forging Letter

07/22/2009

Governor Paterson Outlines Health Care Reform Principles in Letter to Congressional Delegation (PDF Format)

07/20/2009

Insurance Regulators from New York and Thailand Sign Cooperation Arrangement

07/17/2009

New York Approves Syncora Guarantee Restructuring

07/17/2009

Report Compares Four Comprehensive Reform Proposals and Their Impact on Health Insurance Coverage in New York

07/09/2009

Low-Cost Health Insurance Often Too Good To Be True

07/09/2009

Consumer Advisory: Online Courses May Lower Auto Insurance Premiums

07/08/2009

Governor Paterson Announces Administration Appointments

07/08/2009

Department To Hold Four Hearings On Suitability Of Life, Annuity Sales

07/08/2009

State Announces Delay In New Medical Malpractice Rates

07/07/2009

Fraudulent Insurance Claim Leads To Endicott Man's Arrest

07/06/2009

Insurance Agents, Brokers Targeted In Identity Theft Scam

07/06/2009

Woman Arrested For Cashing Dead Sister's Checks

07/06/2009

New York, Japan Insurance Regulators Sign Cooperation Arrangement

07/02/2009

Title Insurance Company Owner/Operator Charged In $1.7 Million Fraud Scheme (PDF Format)

07/02/2009

DA Donovan: Two Former SI Residents Accused of $1 Million Real Estate Title Fraud, Tax Evasion (PDF Format)

07/01/2009

Dinallo Urges Insurance Licensees To Protect Their Businesses By Complying With US Rules On International Transactions

06/30/2009

Insurance Department Gives Fire Departments $48.5 Million

06/30/2009

Department Approves AIG's Sale Of Personal Auto Business

06/26/2009

Carpenter Arrested For Workers' Comp Fraud In Utica

06/23/2009

Ex-Insurance Company Officer Sentenced To Federal Prison

06/18/2009

Governor Paterson Announces Insurance Regulation to Make Historic Heathcare Reform Permanent

06/10/2009

Capitol Newspaper Names Department’s Finer “Rising Star”

06/08/2009

State Report Demonstrates Cost of Deregulation of Health Insurance Premiums

05/28/2009

Statement From Governor David A. Paterson (PDF Format)

05/28/2009

New Rochelle Doctor Arraigned On Insurance Fraud Charges

05/26/2009

President of Title Insurance Agency Arrested for Misappropriating Millions of Dollars (PDF Format)

05/19/2009

Dinallo: Insurers Refunded $217 Million To New Yorkers, Fined $18 Million

05/15/2009

Governor Paterson Introduces Legislation to Make Health Insurance More Affordable and Improve Access to Health Care

05/13/2009

California Man Who Hid Car in Orange County Arrested

05/05/2009

Governor Paterson Announces Legislation To Make Timonthy's Law Permanent

04/30/2009

Wayne County Man Charged In $233,000 Insurance Scam

04/27/2009

Marriage, Not Dating, Is The Key To Healthy Regulation

04/17/2009

Allstate Should Report Any Illegal Or Inappropriate Use Of Credit Default Swaps

04/15/2009

Shoplifting Case Leads to Rochester Insurance Fraud Arrest

04/14/2009

Geneva Masonry Subcontractor Arrested for Fraud

04/13/2009

Tonawanda Auto Mechanics Charged In Insurance Fraud Case

04/08/2009

Buffalo Woman Arrested For Insurance Fraud

04/07/2009

Dinallo Announces $14.2 Million Recovered For Consumers In Past Six Months

04/02/2009

Washington County Skydiver Arrested For Workers' Comp Fraud

03/31/2009

New York, Macau Insurance Regulators Sign Cooperation Arrangement

03/31/2009

Medical Office Workers Arrested For 70 Fraudulent Claims

03/25/2009

First of Three Men is Sentenced for Torching Pickup Truck

03/25/2009

Federal Judge Sentences Poughkeepsie Man To Prison And To Make $133,000 In Restitution Over Insurance Scheme

03/23/2009

Legislation Proposed To Regulate Life Settlement Business

03/20/2009

Governor Paterson, Majority Leader Smith and Speaker Silver Enact Legislation to Ensure Continued Access to Health Insurance for Unemployed New Yorkers (PDF Format)

03/19/2009

Orange County Man Forged Claims To Collect $11,360

03/19/2009

Watervliet Man Arrested For Fraudulent Insurance Claim

03/12/2009

Fraud Investigations Led To 755 Arrests Across State In 2008

03/12/2009

Governor Paterson Announces Program To Offer Affordable Health Insurance In Central New York (PDF Format)

03/12/2009

Advice For The Cash-Strapped Consumer.Protect Yourself With Auto Insurance And Look Into Possible Savings

03/11/2009

Governor Paterson Proposes Legislation To Ensure Continued Access To Health Insurance For Unemployed New Yorkers (PDF Format)

03/10/2009

Ballston Spa Man Arrested For $2,450 Workers' Comp Fraud

03/06/2009

Colorado Woman Accused Of Workers' Comp Fraud

03/05/2009

Utica Man Arrested For Insurance Fraud, Related Charges

03/04/2009

Investigation Leading To Recovery Of $9 Million Among Major Cases Probed By Insurance Department In 2008

03/03/2009

Excess Line Brokers Can File Online With Department's Excess Line Premium Tax Program

03/03/2009

Department Provides Anti-Rebating And Inducement Guidance To Brokers And Agents

03/02/2009

Workers Getting Increased Benefits and Disputed Claims Being Resolved Faster as Progress Continues in Implementing Workers' Comp Reform (PDF Format)

02/26/2009

Governor Paterson Asks Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner To Help Protect Local Governments' Ability To Borrow

02/19/2009

Dinallo Reminds Insurers Annual Financial Statements Must Comply With New York Law On Accounting Practices

02/18/2009

Many Policies Limit Insurance Coverage For Valuables

02/18/2009

Department Facilities, Supervises MBIA Split; Should Add Capacity To Municipal Bond Insurance Market

02/09/2009

Business Owner Charged With Violating Workers' Comp Law (PDF Format)

02/05/2009

Two From Buffalo Area Arrested For False Insurance Claim

01/30/2009

Rochester Man Arrested For Cashing Deceased Mother's Checks

01/22/2009

Dinallo Announces Approval Of Agreements To Commute Troubled Credit Default Swaps And Reinsure Municipal Bonds At CIFG

01/22/2009

Suffolk County Man Arrested For Workers’ Comp Fraud

01/21/2009

Insurers Did Not Systematically "Steer" Auto Body Repair Customers To Designated Shops, Investigation Finds

01/16/2009

Oneonta Man Accused Of Buying Insurance After Accident

01/16/2009

Rochester Man Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

01/07/2009

In First State of the State Address, Governor Paterson Outlines Plan for a Stronger New York: Talks of Confronting Fiscal Crisis Head On and Lays Out Progressive Policy Agenda to Help Working Families in these Difficult Times