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NRA Pays $2.5M After NY Probe into ‘Dangerous’ Insurance

ALBANY, N.Y. — The National Rifle Association is banned from marketing insurance in New York for five years and will pay $2.5 million to settle an investigation into “dangerous” policies promoted to gun owners as a way to cover costs …

Radio Group Sued for Playing Songs Thousands of Times Without Paying

Global Music Rights, a group that represents artists such as Drake and Bruce Springsteen, is suing radio-station owner Entravision Communications Corp. for allegedly playing its songs without paying songwriters. Entravision has played more than 130 of Global Music Rights’ songs …

Mississippi City’s Rental Property Target of Proposed New License

McComb, Miss., officials are considering a proposal to require rental property owners to obtain a privilege license and have their properties inspected annually. The Enterprise-Journal reports that urban planner Laurence Leyens told the board of selectmen that people make a …

Deadly Fire: Texas Liquor Store Surrenders License

A North Texas liquor store has agreed to surrender its license after being accused of selling vodka to a teen who later died with five friends in a fire. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission on …

Arizona Contractor Ordered to Stop Acting as an Adjuster Without a License

Arizona building contractor, True-Built Construction, LLC owned by Weston Farnes, was given a cease and desist order to stop acting as an insurance adjuster without a license, according to the Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI). Authorities reported that Farnes had …

Washington Insurance Agents Lose Licenses and Must Repay Customers

Washington Commissioner Mike Kreidler has taken action against two insurance agents who misappropriated thousands of dollars from their clients, the state insurance department reported. Nancy M. Bishop, of Puyallup, has been barred from doing insurance business in Washington and ordered …

Texas’ February Enforcements Bring Nearly $1M in Fines, Restitution

Enforcement actions taken by Texas Insurance Commissioner Mike Geeslin that became final during February 2011 resulted in fines and restitution totaling $920,170. The Texas Department of Insurance announced that the actions included six license revocations and three license denials. Numerous …