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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today that the Department of Insurance has entered into a voluntary settlement agreement with Humana Insurance Co. that includes a $630,000 penalty for numerous violations related to health insurance.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Angela K. Whidbee, 33, of 2804 Santonsburg Road, Greenville. Whidbee was charged with identity theft and insurance fraud, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Janeika Shaquia Griggs, 28, of 311 Brookway West Drive, Lewisville. Griggs was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Deealdo Gerrard Pulley, 40, of 8041 Watson Seed Farm Road, Whitakers. Pulley was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Darrell Howard, 52, of 3546 Durham Lane, Charlotte, was charged with insurance fraud, a felony, and a misdemeanor charge of making a false statement on an insurance application.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Joshua Ray Wells, 44, of 8101 Prescott Glen Parkway, Waxhaw, was charged with obtaining property by false pretense, a felony, and misdemeanor common law forgery.

During a visit to Carteret County on Monday, July 19, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will speak at the Building Inspector’s Conference in Atlantic Beach and present the Commissioner’s Award to Richard A. “Dick” Lewis for outstanding service over 50 years with State Farm.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Krystle Jolia Fuller, 36, of 2008 Stoneycreek Drive, High Point, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will honor eight Lenoir County firefighters who helped rescue victims from an April mobile home fire.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Margarita Rena Wall, 43, of 2819 Bobwhite Circle, Wingate. Wall was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Tanajah Monae Ramsey, 28, of 4505 Sycamore Park, Fayetteville. Ramsey was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Rickey Levar Bobo, 43, of Mount Gilead. Bobo was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

During a visit to Duplin and Sampson counties on Wednesday, June 30, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present more than $325,000 in ceremonial fire and rescue grant checks, visit an insurance agency and honor two members of the North Carolina fire service with SAVE awards.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Marissa Hope Bailey, 24, of 3965 Rosehill Road, Fayetteville. Bailey was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

In recognition of Fireworks Safety Awareness Week (June 28-July 4), Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey urges North Carolinians to stay safe when celebrating Independence Day by avoiding the use of fireworks.

The hearing scheduled for the insurance industry’s proposed statewide average 24.5% homeowners’ insurance rate increase has been extended six weeks from Sept. 20 to Nov.1.

As the summer swimming season kicks into full gear, Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids North Carolina Chair Mike Causey reminds parents and caregivers about important safety tips to reduce child drownings.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Tyris Davontae Edmondson, 26, of 702 Doctors Drive, Kinston.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Freeman Ronnell Reynolds IV, 41, of 119 Andrews St., Enfield. Reynolds was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Louis Paul Gurganus Jr., 43, of 3309 Ridgewood Ave., Monroe. Gurganus was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Seth Frazier, 27, of 10870 Broadview Drive, Raleigh. Frazier was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Michael Stephen Linardy, 56, of 2310 Red Carpet Drive, Fuquay Varina. Linardy is charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Geneva Louise Harris, 55, of 706 Beech St., Elizabeth City. Harris was charged with three counts of obtaining property by false pretense, a felony, and three counts of misdemeanor common law forgery.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Shavon Nicole Green, 34, 316 Fedelon Trail, Goldsboro. Green was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

As temperatures heat up with the onset of summer, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds North Carolinians of the dangers of leaving children and pets inside cars.

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