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Insurance Industry / Death Benefits Investigation #1047158

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 21, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: John Yang) A study showing that many people are owed money from life insurance policies and don’t know about it reviewed; details given about the agreement by 6 major insurance companies to use a Social Security database to track down beneficiaries; amounts paid by AIG, Nationwide, and MetLife cited; statement from the American Council of Life Insurers quoted. [Beneficiaries Chris and Andy FOX††- recount their efforts to receive their money.] [Consumer Reports senior editor Jeff BLYSKAL†- notes the insurance industry can do the same as the bill collection industry in tracking you down.] The missingmoney.com website mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Yang, John
Duration:
00:03:00

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