Press Releases

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.

 

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.

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.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present the Order of the Guardian, the Department of Insurance’s top award, to three men during a visit to Rockingham County on Saturday, May 21.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to five emergency response units in three counties and present a special award during visits scheduled on Monday, May 23.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will host a public ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of NCDOI’s Piedmont Regional Office at 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 19. The office is located at 106 Baker Road, Archdale, North Carolina.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present 12 grant checks to emergency response units in eight counties and present an Order of the Guardian Award during a two-day trip to the eastern part of the state on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10-11.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey on Thursday, May 5, will honor 11 High Point firefighters who performed lifesaving rescues earlier this year.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce new insurance ratings at two Raleigh fire departments this week.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will kick-off Arson Awareness Week and present Accelerant Detection K-9 ‘Nancy’ during a special news conference this week. The press conference and demonstration to follow will begin at 10:30 a.m.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey on Monday, May 2, will honor a Harnett County teenager for the heroic efforts he displayed to save an elderly woman from choking.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will continue a push to battle the opioid crisis by attending Operation Medicine Drop drug take-back events in Craven County on Saturday, April 30.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will make a series of first pitches at minor league baseball games in the next week to promote and bring greater public attention to Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to three emergency response units in Scotland and Robeson counties and present an Order of the Guardian Award during visits scheduled on Friday, April 29.

Commissioner Mike Causey is pleased to announce that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' (NAIC) Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation (F) Committee voted to reaccredit the North Carolina Department of Insurance during the NAIC's Spring National Meeting, held in Kansas

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Javore Lavon Blackwell, 32, of 4104 Sunflower Circle, Winston-Salem. Blackwell was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announces two promotions and a new appointment to leadership roles at the N.C. Department of Insurance.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Antonio Deondrea Collins, 32, of 1106 Ardmore Drive, Greensboro. Collins was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Bonnie Fay Keel, 48, of 112 Spindrift Trail, Elizabeth City. Keel 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 Robert Edward Page, 69, 5298 Highway 94, Creswell. Page was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.