Iowa Insurance Division News

Former Iowa Insurance Agent Charged with Fraud, Money Laundering

A former Iowa insurance agent has been charged money laundering and fraud, among other charges, the Iowa Insurance Division reported. Michael J. Heiberger, age 52, of Epworth, has been charged with one count of money laundering (C Felony), six counts …

Iowa Agent Again Charged with Insurance Fraud, Theft

A suburban Des Moines, Iowa, insurance agent has been charged with multiple felony counts after state officials say he collected thousands of dollars in premiums for nonexistent insurance policies after his license was revoked. The Iowa Insurance Division said Adam …

Iowa Insurance Agent Fined $18K, Loses License Over Fraudulent, Dishonest Practices

An Iowa insurance agent has been ordered to pay $18,000 in civil penalties and relinquish her producer’s license over fraudulent and dishonest business practices, regulators say. The Iowa Insurance Division cited Brenda Murray of Garnavillo, Iowa, for fraudulent and dishonest …

Iowa Agent Charged with Insurance Fraud

An Iowa insurance agent has been charged with one count each of Insurance Fraud (Class D Felony), Fraudulent Sales Practices – Over $10,000 (Class C Felony), Theft – 2nd degree (Class D Felony), Fraudulent Practices – 2nd Degree (Class D …

Iowa Orders Hole in Won, Affiliates to Stop Insurance Business in State

The Iowa Insurance Division has ordered Hole in Won LLC, Kevin Kolenda, Hole In Won.com, Hole in Won.com Worldwide, Golf Marketing Worldwide, Compliance HIW, and Amanda Penrose (respondents) to cease and desist acting as an insurer or insurance producer in …

Iowa Insurance Division Charges Trinity, Aliera Over Unauthorized Health Plans

The Iowa Insurance Division’s Enforcement has filed charges against Trinity Healthshare Inc. and The Aliera Companies over offerings of unauthorized healthcare products. The department alleges that Trinity, purportedly operating as a health care sharing ministry, acted as an unauthorized insurer …

Cross Named Acting Deputy Commissioner, Supervision at Iowa Insurance Division

Kim Cross has been promoted to acting deputy commissioner for Supervision at the Iowa Insurance Division, as Jim Armstrong, longtime deputy commissioner for Supervision, has retired after more than 35 years at the division. Cross joined the Iowa Insurance Division …

Iowa Revokes License of Arizona Insurance Agent Over Annuity Fraud Scheme

An Arizona insurance agent has lost his Iowa insurance license and is barred for reapplying for 10 years after the Iowa Insurance Division found he fleeced elderly Iowa residents. The division said in a news release that Mark Diamond, of …

Iowa Insurance Agent Charged with Fraud

The Iowa Insurance Division reported that insurance agent Christine Wilson, age 43, of Moravia, has been charged with two counts of Fraudulent Submissions (Class D Felony). The charges against Wilson stem from an investigation by the division’s fraud bureau that …

Iowa Woman Gets Probation in $14K Insurance Fraud Case

A southeastern Iowa woman has been sentenced to two years’ probation and ordered to pay more than $14,000 in restitution and penalties for insurance fraud. The Iowa Insurance Division said in a news release that 39-year-old Brandy Voss, of Oskaloosa, …