Near North Insurance, Former Accountant Indicted A federal grand jury that earlier indicted the head of the Chicago-based insurance brokerage firm Near North has added fraud charges against the broker itself and the firms one-time accountant.

The June 12 superceding indictment names Near North Insurance Brokerage Inc., a subsidiary of Near North National Group; Daniel E. Watkins, a former Near North accountant; and Michael Segal, the former chief executive officer.

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