NU Online News Service, May 2, 2:16 p.m.EDT--The head of an insurance trade group launched averbal attack on New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer at aconference here, calling Mr. Spitzer's continuing investigation ofthe industry "terrorism" and "McCarthyism."

Ernst Csiszar, president of the Property Casualty InsurersAssociation of America (PCI), based in Des Plaines, Ill., made hisremarks during the American Association of Managing General Agents'annual meeting here.

"The reality is that Spitzer did find practices in the industrythat are deplorable," said Mr. Csiszar, "but he has taken itfurther."

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