The Iowa Insurance Division brings enforcement actions against individuals or entities  related to violations of Iowa statutes or rules.  These actions are typically initiated by filing a Statement of Charges or Notice of Hearing and may result in an enforcement order against a producer or entity.  If a statement of charges has been filed against you or for more information regarding contested cases, click here.

Non-compliance cases are license disciplinary actions referred to the Iowa Insurance Division by other state agencies including the Iowa Department of Revenue and the Iowa Department of Human Resources.

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Name Case Number Enforcement Date Subject Entity Order
Howard, Dana 69735 January 18, 2011 Insurance

Order and Consent to Order

Nguyen, Alven 10DOCID023 October 14, 2010 Insurance Producer


Proposed Decision; Appeal Decision

Schroder, Mark A. 68752 September 30, 2010 Insurance Producer

Order for Suspension

Covenant Benefits, Inc. a/k/a Covenant Advisors and Noah James Aulwes a/k/a Tom Lee Aulwes a/k/a Thomas Lee Aulwes 66957 August 24, 2010 Securities, Insurance Investment Adviser Representative, Producer

Order and Consent to Order and Agreement 

Conseco Life Insurance Company May 28, 2010 Insurance Insurance Company

Regulatory Settlement Agreement

White, Jill 67013 April 12, 2010 Regulated Industries Preneed Sales Agent

Consent Order and Dismissal Order

Waters, Jason R. 50976 October 17, 2005 Insurance Producer

Order and Consent to Order

Thomas, Joyce B. 58862 August 16, 2005 Insurance Producer

Order & Consent to Order

Extraordinary Films aka Extraordinary Media Group Ltd April 27, 2004 Securities Unlicensed


San Diego CA Beverly Hills CA Chula Vista CA Allegation: Selling unregistered securities Resolution: Order: Cease and desist the offer or sale of unregistered securities Date of Order/Settlement: 2004-04-27


Life Insurance Company of Georgia 59580 February 20, 2002 Insurance Insurance Company

Regulatory Settlement Agreement

Coventry Health Care of Iowa

West Des Moines IA

Allegation: Time and Notice requirements of external review procedure violations

Resolution: Consent signed: Pay $1000 Civil Penalty

Date of Order/Settlement: 2003-03-27 00:00:00

Hammes, Kristina

North Liberty IA

Allegation: Failure to pay child support

Resolution: Order for Suspension issued.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2009-06-18 00:00:00

Webb, Nathaniel

Van Nuys CA

Allegation: Failure to respond.

Resolution: Order - License revoked.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2006-08-18 00:00:00

Hifilez Inc

Eagle Grove IA

Allegation: Shares of stock offered by Hifilez are not registered as securities in Iowa.

Resolution: Order: Cease and Desist the offer or sale of unregistered and non-exempt securities in Iowa.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2004-04-20 00:00:00

Reliable Life Insurance Company

Chicago IL

Allegation: Discriminatory Sales Practices

Resolution: Consent Signed: Initiate compliance; payment of allocated sanction specified for Iowa;

Date of Order/Settlement: 2002-07-16 00:00:00

Martin, Richard D.

Omaha NE

Allegation: Denial of Securities license.

Resolution: Consent signed and securities license issued with 2 year heightened supervision.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2008-01-29 00:00:00

Sayre, Robert C. 58157

Anamosa IA

Allegation: Failure to disclose prior actions on application; failure to notify Division of prior actions; revocation of license by another state; failure to cooperate with investigation

Resolution: Order: License revoked; pay $250 Fine and provide explanation to inquiries before license is restored.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2005-07-01 00:00:00

Johnson, Daniel H 58683

Chariton IA

Allegation: Violation of Commissioners Order; Dishonest Practices and Incompetence

Resolution: Order: Insurance producer license suspended indefinitely; Suspension not lifted until the obligations are current or otherwise resolved.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2003-07-23 00:00:00

Larson, Pamela

Clear Lake IA

Allegation: Issued fraudulent insurance cards issued retroactive coverage and committed fraud.

Resolution: Order & Consent to Order - 60 day suspension civil penalty and costs assessed.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2007-02-23 00:00:00

Cooper, Byron D. 59331

Cedar Rapids IA

Allegation: Unlicensed to sell securities; Sale of alleged investments in unregistered securities promissory notes

Resolution: Consent signed: Cease and desist sale or offer to sell securities without a securities license; 2 years probation; $5000 civil penalty.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2004-08-11 00:00:00

Vedovino, John

Pompton Plains NJ

Allegation: Violation of NYSE rules

Resolution: Consent Order issued and suspension of securities license that shall run concurrent to the NYSE suspension.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2008-09-25 00:00:00

Ray Jr., Rayna 58582

San Francisco CA Allegation: Failure to notify of other state's action Resolution: Order; License revoked $250 fine Date of Order/Settlement: 2005-12-22 00:00:00

Opheim, James H. 58418

Spencer IA

Allegation: Completed life applications without the proposed insureds knowledge; allowed third party to sign the applicants names without authorization.

Resolution: Consent signed: 1 yr probation; Pay $750 Fine; Pay $250 Costs; Cease and desist from allegations; report administrative actions within 30 days to the Ins. Div.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2004-02-10 00:00:00

Herrera, Richard L. 58955

West Des Moines IA

Allegation: Unsuitable Sales; Unfair trade practices

Resolution: Consent Signed: 2 yr. Probation; Cease and Desist from violations

Date of Order/Settlement: 2001-09-25 00:00:00

National Foundation of America

Franklin TN

Allegation: Unauth Insurer; Fail to disclose to policyholders that NFA is not a tax exempt organization; Mislead sales presentations; False Advertising; Unlawful solicitation of insurance business; Unsuitable transactions or recommendations; Unreg securities.

Resolution: Consent Order signed; cease and desist violations.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2007-07-26 00:00:00

Simonsen Capital LLC

Coralville IA

Allegation: Acting as unlicensed investment adviser and unlcensed investment adviser representative in Iowa

Resolution: Voluntary agreement to register as investment adviser and investment adviser representative notify the Securities Bureau of any consumer complaints for calendar year 2005; pay $500 Costs.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2005-01-04 00:00:00

Decambra, Jennifer L. 58116

Limestone ME

Allegation: Failure to notify Division of prior actions

Resolution: Order: License revoked; Pay $500 Fine before licensure is restored

Date of Order/Settlement: 2005-03-24 00:00:00

Flikeid, William E. 58876

Lakeville MN

Allegation: Sale of unregistered securities and/or business opportunities

Resolution: Consent signed: 1 yr probation; repay all commissions and/or finders fees of $5600; sell only approved insurance products.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2003-04-25 00:00:00

Ball, Roger

Blair NE

Allegation: Failed to disclose previous administrative actions in his applications to become a non-resident Iowa Insurance producer.

Resolution: Consent Order issued and monetary penalty assessed.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2009-08-13 00:00:00

Steiber, Dan

Janesville IA

Allegation: Unregistered securities; Unregistered agent and ommissions.

Resolution: Cease & Desist order issued.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2006-11-08 00:00:00

Blue Square Management Inc

New York NY

Allegation: Not licensed as a broker-dealer or issuer to offer or sell securities in Iowa.

Resolution: Order: Cease and desist the offer or sale of unregistered non exempt securities; employing non registered agents in Iowa; making untrue statements of material facts; omission of facts; pay $5000 fine; $1000 costs

Date of Order/Settlement: 2004-05-19 00:00:00

Conseco Senior Health Insurance Company

Carmel IN

Allegation: Failure to respond to Division inquiry

Resolution: Consent Signed: Provide response to Division; Pay $500 Fine $100 Costs

Date of Order/Settlement: 2002-09-25 00:00:00

Fyfe, James J.

Bettendorf IA

Allegation: Child Support Violation

Resolution: Order for Suspension issued

Date of Order/Settlement: 2008-04-24 00:00:00

Etter, Jeffery D.

Omaha NE

Allegation: Forgery;fraud in withdrawing insurance producer license; failure to disclose termination by insurance company.

Resolution: Order signed: License revoked; $500 fine and $200 costs; prohibited from reapplying for license for 6 months.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2005-08-19 00:00:00

White, Jon A. 58727

Iowa City IA

Allegation: Failure to cooperate in an investigation by commissioner; Dishonest business practices.

Resolution: Consent Signed: 1 yr. Probation; Follow Iowas statutory and administrative insurance sales requirements; Pay $250 costs.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2003-09-19 00:00:00

Parker, Jay A. 57985

Cicero IL

Allegation: Failure to respond to Ins. Div.; Failure to report Administrative Action

Resolution: Order: License Suspended; $500 Fine; $100 Costs; provide a complete response and pay fine and costs.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2000-11-13 00:00:00

Goering, Wendy

Boone IA

Allegation: Failure to disclose criminal history.

Resolution: Decision - Ordered to pay civil penalty.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2007-04-09 00:00:00

Home Solutions Real Estate Investments Inc

Des Moines IA

Allegation: Offered and sold unregistered securities (promisary notes); misrepresented material facts; omitted material facts.

Resolution: Cease and desist ordering hald sales and offers to sell securities; misrepresentation and omission of material facts in the offer and selling of securities

Date of Order/Settlement: 2004-09-17 00:00:00

Bergen, Bruce

Marion IA

Allegation: Failure to Respond to Division Inquiries

Resolution: Decision issued and a monetary penalty assessed.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2009-01-16 00:00:00

Binstock, Loren

Marshalltown IA

Allegation: Sale of unregistered securities; misrepresentations omissions

Resolution: Order: Cease and desist the offer or sale of unregistered securities acting as unregistered agents; making untrue statements of facts omitting material facts; pay $5000 fine

Date of Order/Settlement: 2006-02-01 00:00:00

Sell, Steven J. 58419

Omaha NE

Allegation: Forgery of signature on a transfer document

Resolution: Consent Signed: Cease & desist from violation of IA insurance or securities laws; 2 yr probation; 2 yr supervision and review; pay $1000 Fine and $250 Costs

Date of Order/Settlement: 2004-02-27 00:00:00

Cabell, Douglas J. 59721

Bettendorf IA

Allegation: Advertising Violations

Resolution: Consent Signed: 2 yrs probation; $500 Costs

Date of Order/Settlement: 2002-02-11 00:00:00

Coventry Health Care of Iowa

Urbandale IA

Allegation: Denial of coverage

Resolution: Decision rendered. Insurer hasnt sustained burden of poof. Cancellation not upheld and policy remains in force.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2007-09-12 00:00:00

Credit Suisse First Boston LLC 59096

New York NY

Allegation: Failure to supervise; Conflicts of interest between banking and analyst functions

Resolution: Consent Order: without admitting or denying allegations to Cease and Desist; Pay $750000 Fine

Date of Order/Settlement: 2004-03-30 00:00:00

Rhone, Robert M. 59594

Mingo IA

Allegation: Failure to submit premiums to ins. co..

Resolution: Consent Signed: License suspended: pay $800 Fine; $200 Costs; Maintain separate premium trust account.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2002-05-09 00:00:00

Smith, Virginia E.

Harlan IA

Allegation: Failure to disclose criminal conviction.

Resolution: Consent Order signed and monetary penalty assessed.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2007-10-26 00:00:00

Weisberg, Max

Scottsdale AZ

Allegation: Failure to notify Division of prior action

Resolution: Consent Signed: Cease and desist from violations; pay $150 Fine $100 Costs

Date of Order/Settlement: 2005-05-12 00:00:00

Monumental Life Insurance Company

Baltimore MD

Allegation: Multi-state examination regarding race based premium

Resolution: Order signed: Company will make adjustment and shall not make or permit any unfair discrimination; payment to each state participating in agreement proportionately.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2003-06-12 00:00:00

Cabell, Douglas

Bettendorf IA

Allegation: Committed fraud and misrepresentation.

Resolution: Order and Consent to Order; Costs assessed and Civil penalty; 90 day suspension.

Date of Order/Settlement: 2007-01-03 00:00:00

Koch, Edward T. 58063

Holy Cross IA

Allegation: Failure to pay child support

Resolution: License suspended 9/1/04 SUSPENSION WITHDRAWN

Date of Order/Settlement: 2004-07-12 00:00:00