Insurance broker fined $1K for not following MPI privacy rules
Vera-Lynn Kubinec reports:
A privacy breach involving customers’ auto insurance files has netted a Winnipeg insurance broker a $1,000 fine.
Manitoba Public Insurance determined that last fall broker Basil Galarnyk accessed customer information 42 times without performing any transactions and with “no discernible reason” for accessing the files, a discipline panel has found.
As a result, MPI suspended Galarnyk’s authority to do MPI business for one week in October 2015.
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