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Major Brokerage Firm Agrees to DMF Matching of Brokerage Accounts

Brokerage, Unclaimed Property Audit

Unclaimed Property Settlement Reached After Multi-State Audit In late December 2014, Morgan Stanley and its affiliated companies became the first brokerage firm undergoing a multi-state unclaimed property audit to agree to the use of the Social Security Administration’s  Death Master File (“DMF”) or state vital statistics records to identify deceased account owners as a means […]

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Another Life Insurance Company Agrees to DMF Settlement


During the first week of 2015 , it was announced that Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America and Allianz Life Insurance Co. of New York have agreed to a $4.7 million dollar penalty and to making specific reforms.  These reforms include utilizing the Social Security Administration’s death master file (DMF) to identify deceased life […]

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