Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
MetLife, Inc. et al.
Current Parent Company: 
MetLife
Penalty: 
$1,500,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
May 27, 2014
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
insurance violation
Violation Description: 

MetLife, Inc, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., New England Life Insurance Co., MetLife Insurance Co. of Connecticut, General American Life Insurance Co., Metropolitan Tower Life Insurance Co., Metlife Investors USA Insurance Co., and Delaware American Life Insurance Co. agreed to pay $1.5 million to the state as part of a settlement of allegations they had inadequate procedures to ensure policies and other funds were timely investigated and paid out to beneficiaries.

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: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
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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