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A partnership between the N.C. Department of Insurance and High Point University has led to the Department’s Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) earning a prestigious award.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced that the hardship eligibility programs for policyholders of Colorado Bankers Life Insurance Company, Bankers Life Insurance Co. and Southland National Life Insurance Corp. have been expanded effective July 27.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Kemeya Myesha Pittman, 37, of 1200 Stoneridge Lane, Rocky Mount. Pittman was charged with insurance fraud, attempting to obtain property by false pretense and altering a motor vehicle title, all felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Shaquon Lashawn Burrus, 30, of 2375 Vineyard Drive, Winterville. Burrus was charged with seven counts of insurance fraud and seven counts of obtaining property by false pretense, all felonies.

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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Kiesha Chanel Talbert, 38, of 2015 Gum Branch Road, Jacksonville. Talbert was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announces that Jackie Obusek has been named Chief Deputy Commissioner of the department, effective Aug 16.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Lakaiyaa Latrice Lyons, 29, of 112 Zinnia Court, Rocky Mount. Lyons was charged with felony insurance fraud.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of James Alton Hoggard Jr., 22, of 1125 Mulberry St., Hassell.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Chief Deputy Commissioner Michelle Osborne will resign from her role at DOI on Aug 15.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Khadija Tiera Legree, 31, of 7905 Water Way Drive Northwest, Concord. Legree was charged with felony insurance fraud.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of LaFarrah Naden Davidson, 30, of 1729 Foust Road, Greensboro. Davidson was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Markel Ray Hyshaw, 28, 3520 Drawbridge Parkway, Greensboro. Hyshaw was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Winston-Salem Dash game on Friday, June 24, to bring greater public awareness to the perils of distracted driving  

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Precious Te-Aera Stevenson, 32, of 3904 Overland Heights Apartment Townhomes, Greensboro. Stevenson was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Terry Allen Spivey, 57, of 4450 Whitestocking Road, Burgaw. Spivey was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is praising a new state law which updates North Carolina’s Captive Insurance Act and impacts the premium taxes paid by captive insurers. 

 

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) saved the state’s seniors $30 million last year.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Grinetta Michelle Collins, 46, of 5233 Cressingham Court, Charlotte, was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, is pleased to announce that Smoke Alarm Saturday 2022 was a huge success in the ongoing effort to prevent fire deaths in North Carolina.

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey issued the following statement today in response to recent media reports citing building inspection delays on new construction:

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is calling attention to rising vehicle fatality rates by addressing the key factors causing the deadly crashes, urging North Carolinians to put driving first while behind the wheel this summer.

As the number of fire deaths rises in North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey has organized a team of firefighters and volunteers to be out in force this weekend to distribute and install free smoke alarms in neighborhoods across the state.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is reminding homeowners that insurance rate changes will take effect on June 1, 2022. Consumers will likely see the rate increase on policies that are taken out or renewed on or after today.

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer swimming season. This weekend, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds families to play it safe around water and take time to talk to your kids about water safety.

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