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North Carolina Agent Accused of Submitting Fraudulent Auto Policies to Allstate

A North Carolina insurance agent has been arrested and accused of creating false auto policies, according to a statement from North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin. Eddie Ray Butler, 29, formerly of Greensboro was charged with 11 counts of Identity …

Former Idaho Agent Sentenced for Insurance Fraud

The insurance license of Zane Amy was revoked following an investigation by the Idaho Department of Insurance that showed he altered documents to get his clients premium discounts. Ae was sentenced for insurance fraud, a felony in Idaho. An audit …

California Agent Allegedly Took $100K from Employer And Clients

Suren Hovhannisyan, 27, a licensed insurance agent of North Hollywood, Calif., was arrested at his residence this week on multiple felony counts of burglary, grand theft, and unauthorized use of access cards after allegedly scheming to embezzle over $100,000 from …

Fraud Leads to 20-Year Prison Sentence for Houston Insurance Agent

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson that a Houston-based insurance agent has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after a Texas Department of Insurance investigation uncovered an annuity scam, in which she bilked almost a dozen elderly clients out of more …

Former Connecticut Agency Owner Gets More Than 6 Years for Fraud Scheme

A Connecticut insurance agent authorities say defrauded a specialty lender, insurance carriers, the city of Hartford and the state of Connecticut out of more than $2 million to fund a lavish lifestyle has been sentenced to more than six years …

California Insurance Agent Convicted of Worker’s Comp Insurance Fraud

Kannai David Scantlen, 41, of Valley Springs, Calif., a former insurance agent conducting business as Kan I Save Insurance Services, was convicted of insurance fraud and sentenced to 60 days, three years of formal probation, and ordered to pay $20,000 …

North Carolina Insurance Agent Charged with Embezzlement

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin announced the arrest of Jacob Christopher Mullins, 28, of Fremont; he is charged with one count each of embezzlement by an insurance agent, financial card fraud and obtaining property by false pretense. Department of …

Georgia Agency Owner Accused of 10 Counts of Insurance Fraud

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens’ announced the arrest of insurance agent Macie Anedra Yawn, 27, of Cochran, Ga. Yawn owned and operated Charles Robinson Insurance Agency in Eastman and is accused of committing 10 counts of insurance fraud. Bleckley County …

3 Tennessee Agents Face Disciplinary Actions, $680K in Fines by TDCI

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) announced disciplinary actions taken against three former Tennessee agents for misappropriation, failure to report administrative actions, and felony convictions involving fraud. The punishments were the result of months of work by TDCI’s …

North Carolina Agent Charged with 13 Counts of Embezzlement

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin announced the arrest of David Maylon Pickett, Grifton, N.C.; he is charged with 13 counts of embezzlement by an insurance agent in Craven, Harnett, Lenoir, Pitt and Wayne Counties. NCDOI criminal investigators allege Pickett …