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Nebraska Insurance Agent Sent to Jail After Winning Re-Election

A Lincoln, Neb., insurance agent was sentenced to jail for perjury just a few days after winning a third term on a natural resources district board. Larry Hall, 68, was sentenced to 45 days in jail and ordered to pay …

Former Texas Agent Gets 10 Years, Must Repay $9.3M for Fraud

A former North Texas insurance salesman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and must repay more than $9.3 million in a fraud case. Federal prosecutors in Dallas say 76-year-old Robert Hague-Rogers of Frisco wrongly took money from insurance-related …

Nebraska Insurance Agent Facing Perjury Charge Running for Office

A Lincoln, Neb., insurance agent plans to continue running for re-election to a natural resources district board even though he is due to be sentenced for perjury next month. Larry Hall is also in the midst of bankruptcy, his insurance …

Utah Insurance Agent Barred from Business in North Dakota

A Utah insurance agent has been ordered to stop doing business in North Dakota. State Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm says Bart Winterton of Vernal, Utah, operated as an insurance producer without being licensed in North Dakota. Hamm’s cease-and-desist order bars …

Oklahoma Investigating Insurance Agent for Fraud, Exploitation

An Oklahoma insurance agent is facing charges for exploitation of the elderly and fraud, investigators say. Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak announced that charges have been filed in Kay County against Marshall Virden. An arrest warrant has been issued …

Oklahoma Agent Sentenced for Fraud in McCurtain County

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak and McCurtain County District Attorney Mark Matloff announced the conviction and subsequent sentencing of Matthew Hammer, a formerly licensed insurance agent in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Insurance Department’s Anti-Fraud Unit led the investigation of Hammer, …

Minnesota Legislature Taps Insurance Agent for University Board

The Minnesota Legislature has selected an insurance agency owner to serve on the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents. Thomas Devine was elected a regent during a recent joint House-Senate convention. He replaces Steve Sviggum, who resigned his seat on …

Kansas Agent Sentenced to Jail; Must Return $137K to Victims

A former Pittsburg, Kan., insurance agent will have to pay back more than $137,000 to victims of forgery and theft following a Kansas Insurance Department (KID)-led investigation involving non-payment of clients’ insurance premiums to companies. The insurance department reported that …

Former North Dakota Insurance Agent Sent to Prison

A former Fargo insurance agent has been sentenced to three years in prison and five years on supervised probation for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from three women. Fifty-seven-year-old Jeffrey Neppl was accused of using client money to fund …

Former North Dakota Insurance Agent Sentenced for Fraud

A former Minot, N.D. insurance agent has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay nearly $1.2 million in restitution for wire fraud. Alan Henning, 58, pleaded guilty on Aug. 24, 2011, to charges that he diverted premiums for his …