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Administrative Orders - 2012
Enforcement Orders - Producer Actions

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Appalachian Underwriters, Inc.
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Violation: Received impermissible compensation
Penalty: $40,000
Date of Order: 01/18/2012
Final
Banuelos Jr., Jose Luis
Woodburn, Oregon
Violation: Producer subject to order suspending license pursuant to ORS 25.780 (1)
Penalty: Resident individual producer license suspended
Date of Order: 07/23/2012
Final
Bell, Allan B
West Linn, Oregon
Violation: Sent multiple fictitious insurance applications with forged signatures to insurance company, receiving more than $8,000 in commissions in return.
Penalty: Expired resident individual insurance producer license revoked; Bell agrees never to work in industry again
Date of Order: 10/01/2012
Final
Bell, Shelby Saku H dba Hobo Prince Economic Project, BeRio Investments, BeRio Transports LLC
Vancouver, Washington
Violation: Transacted insurance in Oregon as an intermediary without a license
Penalty: Ordered to cease and desist from transacting insurance in Oregon without a license
Date of Order: 05/02/2012
Final
Bieker, Pepie D, dba B&W Company
Bend, Oregon
Violation: Charged impermissible premium financing fee
Penalty: $5,000; must make refunds
Date of Order: 05/07/2012
Final
Black, Alvin and Columbia Evergreen Marketing, Inc.
Penn Valley, California
Violation: California insurance regulator revoked insurance producer licenses; Black and Columbia Evergreen failed to report the California revocations to Oregon regulators; Columbia Evergreen knew about insurance law violations by Black but failed to report them to the DCBS director
Penalty: Black's nonresident individual insurance producer license revoked; Columbia Evergreen's nonresident business entity insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 03/16/2012
Final
Brumand-Far, Lisa L
Salem, Oregon
Violation: Failed to respond to a DCBS director's inquiry
Penalty: Oregon resident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 01/18/2012
Final
Butler, James E
Springfield, Oregon
Violation: Failed to report change of address for business and for residence; failed to report criminal prosecution involving cocaine charges; failed to report conviction for possession of cocaine; failed to respond to a DCBS director's inquiry.
Penalty: Oregon resident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 10/30/2012
Final
Castparts Employees Federal Credit Union
Portland, Oregon
Violation: Compensated unlicensed person for transacting insurance
Penalty: $13,000
Date of Order: 07/24/2012
Final
Cook, Frank D
Portland, Oregon
Violation: Producer subject to an order suspending Oregon insurance producer license pursuant to ORS 25.780 (1)
Penalty: Oregon resident individual insurance producer license suspended
Date of Order: 10/23/2012
Final
Cooley, Logan B
Lynchburg, Virginia
Violation: Represented that Pennsylvania client had certain auto insurance coverages, including roadside assistance, when the client did not; charged the credit card of a Pennsylvania resident a membership fee without the person's knowledge; insurance regulators in Kentucky revoked agent's nonresident individual insurance producer license; Cooley failed to report the Kentucky action to Oregon regulators.
Penalty: Oregon nonresident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 11/16/2012
Final
Geye, Christopher S. and Pamela M
Grants Pass, Oregon
Violation: Both used insurance certification or designation without authorization while transacting insurance
Penalty: Christopher Geye assessed civil penalty of $1,000; Pamela Geye assessed civil penalty of $2,000
Date of Order: 05/24/2012
Final
Gordon, Yoram
Portland, Oregon
Violation: Provided incorrect, misleading, or incomplete information in a 2009 license application
Penalty: Oregon resident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 01/18/2012
Final
Proposed
Goss, Julie A
Vancouver, Washington
Violation: Filled out fictitious applications for insurance, receiving more than $17,000 in commissions; Washington resident insurance producer license revoked by regulators in that state
Penalty: Expired Oregon nonresident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 10/22/2012
Final
Griffin, Donetta E
Orlando, Florida
Violation: Failed to report two theft convictions in Florida; falsely reported that she had not been convicted of a crime on a 2009 producer license application when both theft convictism occurred prior to that time; failed to report that Florida revoked her resident individual producer license; and failed to respond to a DCBS director's request for information.
Penalty: Oregon nonresident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 05/07/2012
Final
Hansen, Erik S and Erik Hansen Insurance Agency, Inc.
Portland, Oregon
Violation: Gave false information on a life insurance application for his child; Hansen was authorized to act on behalf of the agency but failed to report the violation to the state or take correction action
Penalty: Hansen's surrendered Oregon resident individual insurance producer license revoked; Hansen agency's expired Oregon resident business insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 10/09/2012
Final
Hess, Aimee M
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Violation: Misappropriated money by using one person's premium to pay another person's premium; was dishonest in accounting for premium that had been paid but removed from office records; failed to account for multiple insurance premiums received; and failed to notify DCBS director of address change
Penalty: Expired Oregon resident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 09/21/2012
Final
Horne, Marcus W
Tigard, Oregon
Violation: Producer subject to an order suspending Oregon insurance producer licenses pursuant to ORS 25.780 (1)
Penalty: Oregon resident individual insurance producer license suspended from June 14, 2012, to July 23, 2012.
Date of Order: 06/14/2012
Final
License reinstatement order
Horst, J. Timothy
Portland, Oregon
Violation: Failed to pay $3,400 civil penalty for prior misconduct
Penalty: Oregon resident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 01/18/2012
Final
Javier Insurance Agency, Inc
Beaverton, Oregon
Violation: Failed to respond to a DCBS director's inquiry
Penalty: Oregon resident business entity insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 05/30/2012
Final
Javier-Aroche, Francisco
Milwaukie, Oregon
Violation: Provided the wrong Social Security number on a license application; convicted of forgery and identity theft; failed to report the prosecution and convictions to the DCBS director
Penalty: Resident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 02/15/2012
Final
Proposed
Kansier, Jason A
Portland, Oregon
Violation: Provided false producer exam certificate to employer
Penalty: Oregon resident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 04/05/2012
Final
Proposed
Mehta, Rupa H
Valrico, Florida
Violation: Florida, South Carolina and Maine insurance regulators suspended agent's licenses and Kansas regulators revoked agent's license; Mehta failed to other states' administrative actions to Oregon insurance regulators
Penalty: Surrenders Oregon nonresident individual producer license; agrees not to apply for any insurance license in the future
Date of Order: 05/30/2012
Final
Mullican, Rhonda L
Portland, Oregon
Violation: Transacted insurance without a license
Penalty: $2,500
Date of Order: 07/24/2012
Final
Savoia, Carl M
San Diego, California
Violation: Failed to report a California regulator's order to pay restitution to a client for charging an undisclosed broker fee on a policy and to pay another fee to cover part of the cost of the investigation; Savoia provided incomplete and misleading information in response to a DCBS director's inquiry into the matter.
Penalty: $2,000
Date of Order: 11/08/2012
Final
Siefarth, David B and Siefarth Insurance Services, Inc.
Salem, Oregon
Violation: Misappropriated insurance premium money; comingled premium with other money in trust account; failed to notify the DCBS director of a change in business address; failed to respond timely to an inquiry from the DCBS director; failed to report a criminal prosecution for theft; was convicted of felony theft; and failed to report these violations of insurance law or take corrective action as president of Siefarth Insurance Services.
Penalty: Oregon resident business entity insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 11/08/2012
Final
Taliaferro, Craig K
Eugene, Oregon
Violation: Transacted business while license was suspended; failed to notify the Insurance Division of a contempt conviction; and failed to notify Insurance Division of change of business address
Penalty: Oregon resident individual insurance producer license revoked
Date of Order: 01/18/2012
Final
Proposed
Williams, David E
Portland, Oregon
Violation: Adjuster subject to an order suspending Oregon insurance license pursuant to ORS 25.780 (1)
Penalty: Oregon resident individual insurance adjuster license suspended from Dec. 6, 2012, to Feb. 6, 2013.
Date of Order: 12/06/2012
Final
License reinstatement order