MARYLAND INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION
JUNE 24, 2004
In accordance with COMAR 31.04.15.05C (e) and (g) and .06 entitled Plan Components, and Reporting of Fraud-Related Data, the Company provided the examiners a report on fraud for a five year period inclusive of 1995 through 2000.
The Company states there were six cases submitted to the Administration Fraud Department in five years. (The names were provided)
There were three cases provided to other authorities, The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore, Maryland; the Baltimore County Police Department, and the Montgomery Township Police.
Regarding the number of cases referred to or processed by the Metropolitan Fraud Unit the past five years, a chart providing the names, nature of offense, and dispositions of the 52 cases referred to the Metropolitan Fraud Unit was provided. The Company noted several of the cases involved self-funded plans which did not involve insurance products.
The examiners reviewed the register of 52 cases provided by the Company. The register listed (1) The Name of the Case (2) Nature of the Offense and (3) The Disposition of the Case.
The examiners noted no exceptions.
MET LIFE REPORT NO. 786-01