Friday became the latest insurance company to say it got a subpoena from New York prosecutors probing possible conflicts in the way the industry compensates brokers.
Aetna, a health-insurance provider, said it will cooperate fully with the inquiry, which began in April through the office of Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.
Marsh & McLennan
previously disclosed receiving subpoenas.
in April that
about a half dozen other companies might have been queried.
Several public interest advocacy groups have urged scrutiny of compensation deals in the insurance industry, saying they can create a conflict of interest between brokers and their own clients.