North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey News

North Carolina Establishes New Fire Investigation Unit

The North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal, headed up by North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey, has established a new Fire Investigations Unit (FIU) to assist the state’s fire service and law enforcement agencies. …

North Carolina Insurance Regulator Denies 18.7% Homeowners Rate Increase

The Commissioner of Insurance for North Carolina says a recent rate increase of 18.7 percent proposed by North Carolina insurers is unwarranted and has set a hearing date for later this year to resolve the matter. “We are not in …

North Carolina Man Accused of Faking $104K in Insurance Claims

A North Carolina man has been charged with four counts each of insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, according to a statement from North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey. Jeffrey Neal Smith, 42, of, Concord, N.C. Smith was …

North Carolina Rate Bureau Requests 18.7% Increase for Homeowners Insurance

The North Carolina Rate Bureau has filed notice with the N.C. Department of Insurance request a statewide average increase in homeowners insurance rates of 18.7 percent for 2018, according to Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey. The NC Rate Bureau represents the …

North Carolina Accuses 4 of Deliberately Damaging Roofs During Inspections

North Carolina has arrested four men on allegations of attempting to defraud an insurer by damaging roofs during inspections, according a statement from the North Carolina Department of Insurance. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced the arrest of Phillip …

North Carolina Busts 70 Taxi, Limo Drivers in Insurance Rate Evasion Scheme

When dozens of taxi and limo drivers claimed the same home address, it led to a big insurance bust. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey says 70 Charlotte-area taxi and limousine drivers falsely listed the same address in suburban Union …

North Carolina Man Accused of Insurance Fraud

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has announced the arrest of Stacy Dewhite Brown, 50, of Raleigh, N.C. He is charged with one count each of insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense. North Carolina Department of …

NCDOI Reports 2016 a Strong Year for North Carolina’s Captive Industry

North Carolina Appoints Taylor Assistant Fire Marshal

The North Carolina Department of Insurance has appointed Brian Taylor as Assistant Fire Marshal for the North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal, according to an announcement from Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey. Taylor has been Fire …

North Carolina Insurance Head Apologizes for Sharing Post Mocking Women’s March

North Carolina’s new insurance commissioner is apologizing for sharing a meme on social media mocking women who took part in the women’s march in Washington. WRAL-TV in Raleigh reported Mike Causey said in his apology that the post he shared …