Life insurance policies carried by San Bernardino shooter may be seized by US

Syed Rizwan Farook life insurance policies

This week, federal prosecutors filed a suit to be able to take control of Syed Rizwan Farook’s payouts. The life insurance policies taken out by Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the San Bernardino shooters from the attacks in December 2015, may soon be seized by the U.S. government if federal prosecutors are successful in winning the lawsuit they have now filed. This would allow the government to seize the payouts from the two insurance policies carried by the shooter. The U.S. attorney’s office in Los Angeles made the filing for…

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Life insurance companies actively seeking out beneficiaries

Life Insurance

The industry is recommending that policyholders take actions to help to make sure death benefits are received. The life insurance industry has been facing some hurdles across many states as many companies have not made extensive efforts to locate the beneficiaries of policies belonging to individuals who have died. Insurers are now making a number of changes as states alter their requirements to find beneficiaries. However, the industry is also recommending that policyholders take a few extra steps to help to make sure that the money that they are paying…

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Life insurance policies that went unpaid in Minnesota lead to another settlement

Life Insurance Payment

Prudential has agreed to pay a penalty of $14 million to compensate for the payments it did not make. Following a Department of Commerce review of Prudential life insurance policies in Minnesota in which no claims had been made following the deaths of the policyholders and where no benefits had been paid out, the insurer has agreed to a settlement, this week. The settlement is reported to be for $14 million and was first announced in the middle of the week. Prudential and the state of Minnesota were able to…

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