Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Modern Insurance Group, Inc. et al.
Current Parent Company: 
Munich Re
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
May 6, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
insurance violation
Violation Description: 

American Modern Insurance Group, plus subsidiaries including American Family Home Insurance Co., American Western Home Insurance Co, American Southern Home Insurance Co. and Midwest Enterprises, Inc. dba Ameritrac, agreed to pay a $1 million civil penalty plus refunds to customers in settlement of allegations they did business in Force-Placed Insurance while paying improper rebates to Servicers, charging excessive premiums, and providing inaccurate information to the Department of Commerce.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Minnesota Department of Commerce
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Minnesota
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
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Parent company note: 
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