Citibank hit with $18 million flood insurance penalty

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A U.S. banking regulator requires the bank to pay the fine for failure to comply with coverage requirements. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced this week that it was issuing a flood insurance penalty to Citibank. The bank was reprimanded for having failed to comply with mandatory flooding coverage regulations. The fine is reported to be $18 million as a result of mandatory flood coverage purchase delays. The U.S. banking regulator hit Citibank with the flood insurance penalty in response to mandatory coverage purchasing for properties where…

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Flood insurance is a recommended coverage for residents of Maine

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Homeowners living in the state are urged to purchase protection when they are located near a body of water. Officials in the state of Maine are now urging homeowners and business owners to think about purchasing flood insurance coverage when the structure is located near a body of water and could therefore be at risk very soon. The flooding season in the state is rapidly approaching, as the snow begins to melt and rains begin. The Maine Floodplain Management Program is reminding homeowners and business owners that the typical policies…

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Flood insurance woes delay recovery in Long Island

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Long Island homeowners have yet to receive payouts from their flood insurance policies Thousands of residents in Long Island, New York, are still waiting on their insurance payouts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The powerful storm struck the island more than three months ago, but many of its homeowners are still struggling to recover from the damage caused by the devastating storm. Most of these homeowners have been in contact with their insurance providers, but insurers have continued to delay claims payments or outright denying claims due to technicalities.…

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