Press Releases

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Derrick Michael Brice, 33, of 270 Claymont Drive, Salisbury. Brice was charged with felony obtaining property by false pretense.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Markel Tremayne Brooks, 25, of 3626 Belmont St. Apartment X, Greensboro, was charged with misdemeanor making a false statement on an insurance application.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of five people in an unlicensed bail bond conspiracy in western North Carolina.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Alesia Braswell Alwahishi of 206 W. Watson St., Selma. Alwahishi was charged with felony insurance fraud and felony obtaining property by false pretense.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that special agents from the N.C. Department of Insurance Criminal Investigations Division filed insurance fraud and other related charges against two Goldsboro women.

With the concern of the rapidly rising rate of fire fatalities in North Carolina, the Department of Insurance, which houses the Office of State Fire Marshal and Safe Kids NC along with the NC Fire Sprinkler Coalition will demonstrate how home fire sprinklers can save lives, are better for the environment, and help keep firefighters safe.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Carmella Lee Rivera, 24, 2213 Robin St., Fuquay Varina. Rivera was charged with felony insurance fraud and felony attempting to obtain property by false pretense.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Chris Edwin McCoy, 53, of 4614 Turtle Dove Court, Wilmington. McCoy was charged with one felony count of attempting to obtain property by false pretenses.

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The 2018 Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30 and Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey wants all residents to be prepared in order to minimize potential losses in the event of a damaging storm.

In the wake of the deadly apartment fire in Greensboro over the weekend in which five children between the ages of 18 months and nine years old died, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey reminds residents of a North Carolina law requiring all rental properties have working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

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Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is pleased to announce the 2018 statewide Operation Medicine Drop/Take Back Event was the most successful medication take-back campaign held in North Carolina since coordinated take-back efforts began in 2010.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of a suspended Johnston County volunteer fire chief on felony insurance fraud and embezzlement charges.

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As the tornado damage clean-up efforts continue in Greensboro and Rockingham County, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey toured some of the hardest hit areas Wednesday to see the damage first-hand and offer help to tornado survivors.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Susan Leigh Huebotter, 60, of 912 Joshua Creek Road, Deep Run, N.C. She is charged with two felony counts of insurance fraud and two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses over $100,000.

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This week marks Safe Kids: Playground Safety Awareness Week and North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey wants to ensure children in North Carolina stay safe now and throughout the summer.

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As the N.C. Department of Insurance sets up an assistance center for those impacted by the April 15 tornado, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is warning survivors to beware of dishonest contractors trying to swindle them.

It’s Youth Sports Safety Month and North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has some sports safety tips to ensure parents, coaches, and kids are well educated on the safest practices.

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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today issued a statement regarding the arrest of a bail bond agent involved in a shooting in the parking lot of Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem last month:

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is pleased to report that North Carolina's captive insurance company program, now in its 5th year of operation, has established itself as a leading domicile for captive insurance companies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Charlene Barnes, 60, of 20-A N. Sussex Drive, Smithfield. Barnes was charged with one felony count of insurance fraud and one felony count of attempting to obtain property by a false pretense.

An effort is underway in Congress to eliminate $47 million that goes to programs like North Carolina’s Seniors Health Insurance Information Program. Such an effort fits the old adage of being penny wise and pound foolish.

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N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is expanding the department’s criminal investigations division as part of his vision to eliminate insurance fraud in North Carolina.

As daylight saving time approaches, N.C. Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey wants to remind all North Carolinians -- when you change your clock this weekend, remember to change the battery in your smoke alarm.