The North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) has accused a mother and daughter of insurance fraud, according to a statement from the department. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin announced the arrests June 15 of Paige Marie Alexander, 18, and Taiwanna Marshell Alexander, 43, of High Point, N.C.; both were charged with one count each of filing a false police report and insurance fraud.
NCDOI criminal investigators accuse the Alexanders of filing a false police report on Feb. 24, 2016, and a fraudulent claim with GEICO Indemnity Company on Feb. 25, 2016, claiming Paige Alexander’s vehicle was struck by a vehicle that left the scene. Investigators allege the damages were caused by a vehicle owned and operated by her mother, Taiwanna Alexander.
Paige and Taiwanna Alexander were arrested on June 14 in Guilford County, and each was placed under a $7,500 bond.
The Department of Insurance employs 20 sworn state law enforcement officers dedicated to investigating and prosecuting claims of insurance and bail bonding fraud.
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