Iowa Insurance Division News

Iowa Man Charged With Insurance Fraud

Stephen Allen Allgood Jr., age 33, of Eddyville, was charged with one count of Insurance Fraud – Presenting False Information (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau.The charges against Allgood stem from an investigation …

Three Iowa Women Charged with Insurance Fraud

Three women were charged with insurance fraud following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. Danesha Minor, 37, of Des Moines was charged with presenting false information (Class D Felony), conspiracy to commit a non-forcible felony (Class D …

Iowa Man Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud

D’Alan Thurmond, age 41, of Waterloo, Iowa pled guilty on April 25, 2022, to one count of Presenting False Information, a class “D” Felony, following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. The investigation began in December 2019 …

Former Iowa Insurance Producer Sentenced for Insurance Fraud

A former Iowa insurance producer was recently sentenced after pleading guilty to an insurance fraud scheme. Dustin French of Red Oak, Iowa, pled guilty in July to one count of Theft 3rd Degree (Aggravated Misdemeanor). The Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud …

Iowa Agent Placed on Probation Owes $30K, Has License Revoked

Des Moines, Iowa, Chad Mackland, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, recently submitted an Alford plea to the charge of Ongoing Criminal Conduct (Class B Felony) in Pottawattamie County District Court following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. As …

Iowa Insurance Agent Told to Stop Doing Business in the State

An Iowa insurance agent has had his license suspended and has been ordered to cease and desist conducting insurance business in the state, regulators say. The Iowa Insurance Division said in addition, Oscar Sanchez of West Des Moines, is banned …

Trinity Healthshare to Stop Operating in Iowa After ‘Unauthorized Insurer’ Charges

Trinity Healthshare Inc. (now known as Sharity Ministries Inc.) has agreed cease operating in Iowa on June 30, 2021, the state insurance division reported. The Iowa Insurance Division says Trinity has agreed to cease operations in Iowa following charges that …

Former Iowa Insurance Agent Faces Fraud Charges

A former Red Oak, Iowa, insurance agent is facing felony charges related to alleged insurance fraud. The Iowa Insurance Division said Dustin French has been charged with one count of Insurance Fraud – Presenting False Information (Class D Felony) and …

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 …