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Former Nebraska Insurance Agent Gets Prison Sentence for Stealing Clients’ Money

Nebraska judge has sentenced a former insurance agent to at least six years in prison for bilking clients out of nearly $160,000, saying he felt “heartsick” for the victims. The Lincoln Journal Star reports the Lancaster County judge noted on …

Illinois Insurance Agent Sentenced to 5 Years for Fraud Scheme

A Decatur, Ill., independent insurance agent has been sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for defrauding his clients, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of Illinois reported. Chief U.S. District Judge James E. Shadid sentenced James P. …

Tennessee Announces Disciplinary Actions Against 2 Insurance Agents

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) announced disciplinary actions against two Tennessee licensees for several violations including the knowing misappropriation and conversion of moneys and property; failure to report criminal prosecution pretrial hearings to TDCI; violating laws of …

2 Miami Residents Accused of Conducting $200K in Illegal Insurance Transactions

The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) announced the arrests of Miami residents Alina Del Prado, 60, and Karla Patricia Figueroa, 40, who are accused of deceptively using unsuspecting licensed insurance representatives’ licenses to defraud Florida …

North Carolina Agent Charged with Embezzlement

Insurance agent Amneris Deleon, of Wilmington, N.C., was arrested and charged with one count each of embezzlement by an insurance agent and accessing a computer to defraud or obtain property. Department of Insurance criminal investigators accuse Deleon—the owner and operator …

Georgia Agent Sentenced to 5 Years for Stealing Insurance Premiums

A Gwinnett County, Ga. man convicted on charges including insurance fraud has been sentenced to serve five years in prison. According to Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, 56-year-old Ronald Alan Dunn of Loganville was sentenced last Friday. A judge sentenced him …

Mississippi Agent Says He Was Forced to Plead Guilty in Insurance Scam

A former Mississippi insurance agent is asking a federal judge for speedy consideration of his motion to vacate his conviction related to an insurance scam involving Lafayette County. Ken Nowlin of Ecru pleaded guilty in 2007 to conspiracy charges related …

Texas Agent Faces 10 Years in Prison for Insurance Fraud Conviction

A Fort Worth man faces ten years in federal prison following a conviction for insurance fraud, the Insurance Department of Texas reported. Caleb Deason, an insurance agent for Transamerica Life Insurance Co., was convicted on charges of wire fraud and …