Press Releases

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Athenia Renee Singletary, 52, of 149 Sweetgum Court, Raeford, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

As students and teachers prepare to head back to class, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as Chair of Safe Kids N.C., is reminding everyone to keep safety in mind when walking, driving, or riding the bus to school.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Daniel Squire Bohland, 47, of 4280 Highway 158, Advance. Bohland was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

The North Carolina Department of Insurance received a dwelling insurance rate filing from the North Carolina Rate Bureau on Thursday, Aug.18.  The Rate Bureau is seeking a statewide average increase of 42.6%, requesting 19.6% effective April 1, 2023, and a 19.2% increase effective April 1, 2024. 

As warm temperatures continue to soar across North Carolina this summer, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will host a demonstration to remind families of the dangers of leaving children and pets inside cars.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Kia Michelle Pair, 32, of 1340 Burton Ave., High Point. Pair was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Alexander Terrell Kirby, 29, of 201 N. Hughes St., Apex. Kirby 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 LaQuisha Renee Staton, 28, of 6335 Piedra Drive, Raleigh. Staton was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

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.

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.

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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 James Alton Hoggard Jr., 22, of 1125 Mulberry St., Hassell.

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 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 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 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 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 Terry Allen Spivey, 57, of 4450 Whitestocking Road, Burgaw. Spivey was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

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