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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today has issued an alert about the use of European lumber in the construction of homes and buildings throughout the state. The N.C. Department of Insurance regulates the state’s building codes and oversees the N.C. Building Code Council.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program or SHIIP invites new Medicare beneficiaries to participate in a virtual “Welcome to Medicare Fair” to help with initial enrollment. The virtual fair will take place June 23, 2021 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey will award approximately $500,000.00 in fire and rescue grants to 17 volunteer fire departments and rescue squads in need during a visit to Wilkes County Monday, June 14.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey will award approximately $250,000.00 in fire and rescue grants to ten volunteer fire departments in need during a trip to Avery County Thursday, June 10.

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 -- not to battle a blaze or answer medical calls, but to distribute and install free smoke alarms in neighborhoods across th

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of William Maxwell Hooks, 21, of 531 N. Cypress St., Wendell. Hooks is accused of insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Delassio McKinnon, 23, of 6772 Mill Pond Road, Battleboro.

June 1 marks the start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA, it is forecast to be an above-normal season.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey on Wednesday will honor an 11-year-old girl who protected her younger brother after a fire broke out in their Charlotte home in March.

The girl, Tyshala Ni’Ann Wilson, will be given the Commissioner’s Award for Heroism.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Carol Dean Moore, 59, of 65 Fugitive Run, Sylva. Moore is charged with two counts of obstructing justice and one count of obtaining property by false pretense, all felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Jauteria Shanice Faison, 27, of 173 Homeplace Lane, Clinton. Faison is accused of insurance fraud, a felony.

RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Jeffery Scott Fletcher, 55, of 7618 Highway 258 South, Pinetops. Fletcher 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 Malik Jamal Johnson, 25, of 3908 Sterling Pointe Drive, Winterville. Johnson was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Keith Brody Parks, 36, of 18 Aspen Place, Waynesville. Parks 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 Sharon Frye Hart, 62, of 79 Riverdell Road, Hickory. Hart was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Cantriece Kelley, 36, of 3808 Holly Oak Drive, Fayetteville. Kelley is charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of James Brian Shaffer, 36, of 300 S. High St., Asheboro. Shaffer 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 Kenneth Lawson Reynolds, 40, of 315 Scranton Court, Richlands. Reynolds is charged with fraudulently burning a dwelling, insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, all felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will travel to Surry County on Wednesday, May 12, to present ceremonial matching grant checks totaling more than $60,000 to eight area rescue squads.

The 2 p.m. presentation will take place at the Dobson Rescue Squad, which is receiving a grant of $11,653.92.

In recognition of Hurricane Preparedness Week, which runs May 9-15, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges families to prepare now for hurricane season and the potential of extreme weather.

The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 to November 30.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Karshi Demel Swinson-Davis, 21, of 307 Wolf Creek Circle, Raleigh. Swinson-Davis was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Bobby Lester Parks III, 33, of 2448 S. Holden Road, Greensboro, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced that Gordon Scott Engle, 57, of 16424 Green Dolphin Lane, Cornelius, has pleaded guilty to five counts of felony debt collecting without a license.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Yushawn Antonio Johnson, 24, of 5315 Arrowwood Circle, Sanford, and Elizabeth Jowana McCall, 24, of 304 Tinderbox Court, Aberdeen.

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