No person shall be subject to civil liability or criminal prosecution for reporting any suspected insurance fraud if:
(1) The report was made to:
(A) The Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking, the Metropolitan Police Department, or any other law enforcement authority; or
(B) Any insurer, insurance agent, or other person who collects, reviews, or analyzes information concerning insurance fraud; and
(2) The person or entity reporting the suspected fraud acted without malice when making the report.
Effect of Amendments
D.C. Law 15-166, in par. (1)(A), substituted “Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking” for “Department of Insurance and Securities Regulation”.
For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4(b)(3) of Consolidation of Financial Services Emergency Amendment Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-381, February 27, 2004, 51 DCR 2653).