Iowa Insurance Division News

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, …

Iowa Insurance Agent Faces Fraud, Theft Charges

Iowa insurance agent Jonathan Adam Schlue, age 35, of Davenport, faces four counts of Fraudulent Sales Practices (Class D Felony), two counts of Fraudulent Submissions (Class D Felony), two counts of Conspiracy to Commit a Non-forcible Felony (Class D Felony), …

Former Iowa Agent Convicted of Insurance Fraud

A former Iowa insurance agent has been convicted of insurance fraud following an insurance fraud investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. The division reported that Joy Marie Heldt, age 48, of Madrid, was convicted of Fraudulent Submissions to …

Iowa Adds New Insurance Producer Licensing Test Center at Camp Dodge

Iowa now has a new center for military veterans seeking to become insurance producers or adjusters to take licensing exams. The Iowa Insurance Division announced that Pearson VUE, the third party contractor that conducts insurance producer licensing exams for the …

Iowa Pulls Florida Man’s Non-Resident Producer License for ‘Bait, Switch’ Tactics

The Iowa Insurance Division has ordered Covals Douze, of Coconut Creek, Florida, to pay administrative fines and fees totaling $43,895 and revoked his non-resident insurance producer license in a “bait and switch” scheme. The division has also prohibited Douze from …

Former Iowa Insurance Claims Rep Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charge

A former claims representative in West Des Moines, Iowa, has pleaded guilty to defrauding an insurance company, the Iowa Insurance Division reported. Cora Harrington entered a guilty plea on June 25, 2018 to Fraudulent Practices in the 2nd Degree, a …

Iowa Insurance Agent Arrested, Charged with Fraud

The Iowa Insurance Division reported that a Madrid, Iowa, insurance agent has been charged with fraud after an investigation by the division’s fraud bureau. The IID said Joy Marie Heldt, age 48, was charged with Fraudulent Submissions (Class D Felony). …

Iowa Charges 2 Ex-Insurance Workers with Fraud

A former insurance agent and former claims representative have been charged with felonies following separate investigations by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. Former insurance agent Nicholas Menough, 37, of Grimes, has been charged with fraudulent submissions, forgery and second-degree …