Welcome to the Ohio Department of Insurance

Skip Navigation

Please Note: You are viewing the non-styled version of Ohio Department of Insurance. Either your browser does not support Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or it is disabled. We suggest upgrading your browser to the latest version of your favorite Internet browser.



Press Release - June 9, 2011
 
STATE OF OHIO
DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE
 
 

6/9/2011

Lieutenant Governor Taylor Accepts Surrender of Columbus Title Agency’s License


 


COLUMBUS Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor accepted the surrender of the resident title insurance agency license of New Horizons Land Title LLC, of Columbus, Ohio, for violations of Ohio insurance law.                                                                                                       

A Department investigation revealed that New Horizons Land Title LLC failed to file an annual review of its escrow accounts. Ohio insurance law requires title agencies to have their escrow accounts annually audited and filed with the Department. The law also provides the Director authority to revoke a license for violating or failing to comply with any insurance law.

New Horizons Land Title’s resident insurance agency license was surrendered effective May 16, 2011.

The Department operates the Take Action: Protect Yourself from Fraud initiative that educates consumers about insurance and investment fraud.  Ohioans can visit www.takeaction.ohio.gov to read the Take Action Consumer Guide, and to stay informed on the latest fraud news and alerts. 

Consumers with specific insurance questions and complaints can call the Department’s consumer hotline at 1-800-686-1526. Ohioans who believe an agent is committing fraud should call the Department’s fraud hotline, 1-800-686-1527.  Information about agent fraud and misconduct can be found on the Department’s web site, www.insurance.ohio.gov.

 


# # #



 

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio  43215
|
|
|
John Kasich, Governor | Mary Taylor, Lt. Governor / Director
General Info: 614-644-2658 | Consumer Hotline: 800-686-1526
Fraud Hotline: 800-686-1527 | OSHIIP Hotline: 800-686-1578