Former Iowa Insurance Agent Charged with Fraud

November 30, 2021

A former West Des Moines, Iowa insurance agent was recently charged with one count of insurance fraud – presenting false information, a Class D Felony.

Tanya A. Schettler, age 48, was arrested on Nov. 24 and booked into the Polk County Jail. Schettler was later released after posting a $5,000 bond. Trial will be set for a future date.

The charges are the result of an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau which began in August of 2020. In a criminal complaint filed by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau, it is alleged Schettler provided false information to an insurer related to the date of loss to a commercial property resulting from a fire, knowing the loss had occurred during a period when no insurance coverage was in effect.Source: Iowa Insurance Division

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