Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Great American Life
Current Parent Company: 
American Financial Group
Penalty: 
$400,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
August 4, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
insurance violation
Violation Description: 

Great American Life agreed to pay $400,000 to settle multistate litigation regarding its use of the Social Security Administration's Death Master File.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
Source of Data: 

Four Additional Insurers Agree to Change Their Use of Death Master File, States News Service, August 4, 2016 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.