Scam Alert

DFR has recently received a report from an AARP Fraud Watch Coordinator who states that Vermont residents are receiving calls from someone claiming to be from Senior Health Advisors, a firm out of Florida.  The caller ID number was 802-428-0693.  The caller is offering medical assistance for age-related issues and asking for a Medicare account number to begin the process.  Consumers should not share any information.  For info, call DFR Insurance Division at 802 828-3302.

Vermonters receive ads in error

Approximately 1,584 advertisements were mailed to Vermonters in error by a third party vendor, Target Leads.  The mailer indicates that Vermont has a state partnership with regard to Long Term Care.
If you’ve received one of these ads, please ignore it.

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DFR issues bulletin to help speed insurance claims from recent storm damage

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation has issued a bulletin authorizing the use of emergency adjusters and appraisers to review and approve insurance claims resulting from the recent windstorms. This measure will allow insurance companies to use additional resources from other states to more efficiently settle claims and get Vermonters money for repairs. 

Link to Bulletin #199

Molly Dillon joins DFR as deputy commissioner of the Banking Division

Molly Dillon
Molly Dillon
Deputy Commissioner of Banking

Molly Dillon of South Burlington has been named deputy commissioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation’s Banking Division. She has more than 30 years of experience in both retail and community banking and brings to the job a wealth of knowledge of current operations and senior management.

Press release:

DFR Commissioner Pieciak to head international securities organization

Dale Schaft, Information Management Officer, 802-828-4872
10/04/2017 (All day)


MONTPELIER, Vt. – Michael S. Pieciak, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, was named president-elect of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) last week at the NASAA annual conference in Seattle. Pieciak will serve as president-elect for one year and begin his term as president in September 2018.

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