Arthur J. Gallagher has returned more than $2 million that it says an employee overcharged three Florida towns for insurance, but the municipalities say the brokerage may not have paid them enough.

Itasca, Ill.-based Gallagher owned up to the problem in mid-June when it presented a check of more than $1.3 million to city officials in Gainesville, Fla. The broker told the city the amount covered a 14-year period and involved the payment of excess commissions, said Bob Woods, the city’s public information officer.

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