Armstrong Investigation

Armstrong Investigation

An investigation into abuse and fraud that occurred in the New York State insurance industry in the early 20th century. The investigation was undertaken in 1905 and led to stricter regulation of the industry; for example, after the Armstrong investigation, insurance companies were required to put their policies' benefits in language a potential policyholder could understand.
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The threats based on the Armstrong investigation came recently, and Tygart said: "That resulted in three death threats, all made by individuals, I think.
Weiner said he will contend that "Bonds and Ramirez, as well as the pending Roger Clemens trial and Lance Armstrong investigation, are only the latest chapter of drugs in sport--it's a sordid history, now being corrected with a long, long way to go.
The consumer dissatisfaction they generated contributed to the 1905 Armstrong investigation, which led to stricter supervision of the insurance industry by New York and other state insurance departments.