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Wow, how’s that for an inflammatory headline! 

And no, I’m not just going for shock value. The thought has been in my mind recently after receiving a lengthy listing from the Illinois Insurance Department on independent agents in our state being fined, having their licenses pulled, or being denied licenses. And not for stuff like being out of trust, either. We’re talking for the most part about people with preexisting criminal records — ranging from child support deadbeats, DUI slugs, drug dealers, child pornography convicts, even a murderer. 

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