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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 28, 2010

Illinois Department of Insurance Disciplinary Report

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Insurance announced today that Director of Insurance Michael T. McRaith issued the following disciplinary orders:

• Wayne J. Plestina, Tinley Park - Stipulation and Consent Order effective April 9, 2010. Mr. Plestina has been licensed to sell life, accident, health, fire, and casualty insurance since 1985. The Stipulation and Consent Order, which includes a $2,500 civil forfeiture and corrective orders, alleges that Mr. Plestina failed to reveal a 1981 felony on his 2005 and 2007 license renewal applications.

• Eunice Benson, Chicago - Stipulation and Consent Order effective March 24, 2010. Ms. Benson is licensed to sell life insurance. The Stipulation and Consent Order, which includes a $2,000 civil forfeiture and corrective orders, alleges that Ms. Benson failed to reveal a 1982 felony conviction on her April 7, 2009, insurance producer license application.

• Ralph J. Parker, Marietta, GA and FSC Securities Corporation, Atlanta, GA  - Stipulation and Consent Order effective May 11, 2010. Mr. Parker and FSC Securities Corporation have been licensed to sell life, accident, health and variable insurance since February 10, 1998, and January 6, 2010, respectively.  The Stipulation and Consent Order, which includes a $27,000 civil forfeiture and corrective orders, alleges that FSC Securities Corporation accepted commissions for 11 insurance policies sold to Illinois consumers during a period of time that it did not maintain a valid Illinois Business Entity license.

• Jerome F. Johnson, Chicago – Application for insurance producer license denied, effective May 17, 2010. Mr. Johnson’s application for a license to sell life, accident and health insurance was denied as a result of an investigation which revealed that the Applicant was convicted of felony Murder on January 27, 1971, and failed to provide documentation with his application.

• Timothy A. Rasey, Hoffman Estates – Application for insurance producer license denied, effective June 9, 2010. Mr. Rasey’s application for a license to sell life, accident, and health insurance was denied as a result of an investigation which revealed that the Applicant was convicted of felony Child Pornography on December 17, 1998.

• Angela Kay Kininmonth, Bloomington - Insurance producer license revoked effective June 7, 2010. Ms. Kininmonth had been licensed to sell accident, health, property, and casualty insurance since December 31, 2008. Her license was revoked as a result of an investigation which revealed a 2010 felony conviction of Driving While License Revoke/Suspended – Subsequent Offense in the Circuit Court of McLean County.

• Donald E. Orban, Joliet - Insurance producer license suspended effective June 4, 2010. Mr. Orban was licensed to sell life, accident, health, fire casualty and variable insurance since June 30, 1993. His licenses were suspended as a result of an investigation which revealed that Mr. Orban is more than thirty days delinquent in complying with a child support order in the amount of $25,110.48.

• Barbara Ann Incandela, Wellington, FL - Insurance producer license revoked effective June 11, 2010. Ms. Incandela was licensed to sell life insurance since June 24, 2008. Her license was revoked as a result of an investigation which revealed that her insurance licenses were revoked in Indiana and Florida. The Order of Revocation also includes a $4,000 civil penalty.

• Miles Jones, Jr., Chicago - Insurance producer license revoked effective June 7, 2010. Mr. Jones was licensed to sell life, accident, health, fire, and casualty insurance since April 21, 2006.  His licenses were revoked as a result of an investigation which revealed that he violated a Director’s Order by not paying a $2,000 fine within 30 days of the entry of the Order.

• Margaret M. Patis, Des Plaines - Stipulation and Consent Order effective May 27, 2010. Ms. Patis has been licensed to sell property and casualty insurance since April 26, 2005. The Stipulation and Consent Order, which includes a $1,000 civil forfeiture and corrective orders, alleges that Ms. Patis sold an insurance policy to an Illinois consumer while not properly licensed.

• Michael J. Smith, Chicago – Insurance producer license revoked effective May 28, 2010. Mr. Smith was licensed to sell life, accident, and health insurance. His license was revoked as a result of an investigation which revealed that he was convicted of six counts of felony Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance on January 29, 2003.

• Christopher L. Hudlin, East St. Louis - Insurance producer license revoked effective June 7, 2010. Mr. Hudlin was licensed to sell life, accident, health, property, and casualty insurance since 1984. Mr. Hudlin’s license was revoked as a result of an investigation which revealed that he: failed to remit a consumer check with an application which left the consumer uninsured at the time of a loss; was out of trust in his premium fund trust account (PFTA); did not deposit all premiums in to his PFTA as required; failed to return a return premium timely; had negative balances in his PFTA; labeled his PFTA incorrectly; and did not reconcile his PFTA. The revocation also included a $20,000 civil penalty.

• Daniel P. Kiedrow, Chicago – Insurance producer license application denied effective June 21, 2010. Mr. Kiedrow’s license was denied based on his failure to facilitate and aid the Director in his examination of the license application.

• Crawford Holmes, Palos Hills - Insurance producer license revoked effective June 25, 2010. Mr. Holmes was licensed to sell life, accident, and health insurance since July 19, 1995. His license was revoked as result of an investigation which revealed that he improperly withheld more than $1,200 in premiums from an insurer and failed to facilitate and aid the Director in an examination.

• Amanda Christine Janke, Marseilles - Insurance producer license revoked effective June 25, 2010. Ms. Janke was licensed to sell life, accident, and health insurance since September 17, 2009. Her license was revoked as a result of an investigation which revealed that she was convicted of a felony, failed to properly report the felony conviction, and remitted a check for her 2009 license on an account that had insufficient funds.

• Kenneth James Alexander, Kildeer - Insurance producer license revoked effective June 24, 2010. Mr. Alexander was licensed to sell life, accident, health, and variable insurance since 1973. Mr. Alexander’s license was revoked following conclusion of a hearing on the Department’s Order of Revocation dated October 22, 2009.hof The Order of Revocation was issued as a result of an investigation revealing Mr. Alexander had: been convicted of three felonies from 2007 through 2009 that involved forgery and driving violations; failed to report the convictions to the Department within 30 days; and failed to reveal the felonies on his 2009 license renewal application. The Order also includes a $20,000 civil penalty and $155.45 in hearing costs.

• Jason A. McKay, Bolingbrook - Insurance producer license revoked effective May 27, 2010. Mr. McKay was licensed to sell life, accident, and health insurance since January 18, 2008. Mr. McKay’s license was revoked as a result of an investigation which revealed that he: created a fraudulent group in order to obtain cheaper premiums; offered to rebate premiums for three consumers; improperly withheld premiums; and submitted insurance documents to an insurer that contained non-genuine signatures. The revocation also includes $25,000 civil penalty and $23,616 in restitution.

• John Russell Paseka, Warsaw, IN - Insurance producer license revoked effective June 25, 2010. Mr. Paseka was licensed to sell property and casualty insurance since October 3, 2006.  The license was revoked as a result of an investigation which culminated in Mr. Paseka entering in to a Voluntary Revocation of his insurance producer license.

More Information
The Department’s mission is to protect consumers by providing assistance and information, by efficiently regulating the insurance industry’s market behavior and financial solvency, and by fostering a competitive insurance marketplace. The Department assists consumers with all insurance complaints, including health, auto, life, and homeowner. Consumers in need of information or assistance should visit the Department’s web site at http://insurance.illinois.gov or call our toll-free hotline at (866) 445-5364.

If you would like individual disciplinary orders, please visit www.insurance.illinois.gov/orders or call or e-mail Anjali Julka at anjali.julka@illinois.gov or Louis G. Pukelis at louis.pukelis@illinois.gov.



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