For Immediate Release: February 3, 2014

Commissioner Goodwin Announces $27.2 Million in Recoveries and Savings for North Carolinians

RALEIGH -- Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced that the North Carolina Department of Insurance saved or recovered more than $27.2 million for North Carolinians in 2013.

"The Department of Insurance is committed to fighting fraud, assisting North Carolinians with insurance questions or complaints, and holding members of the insurance industry to the highest professional standards," said Goodwin. "I am very proud of our track record of recovering and saving money for our citizens."

Several divisions of the Department of Insurance contributed to the total recoveries and savings:

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