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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Shamar Vanhook, 19, of 1900 Porter Hill Road, Whitsett, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

Newly reelected North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has detailed priorities for his next term in office. Among the most crucial, Commissioner Causey plans to work with the N.C.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Reina Esmeralda Foster, 43, of 103 Woods Mill Road, Goldsboro. Foster was charged with 10 counts of insurance fraud and 10 counts of attempting to obtain property by false pretense, all felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced that 21.9 million pills were collected during the highly successful fall 2020 statewide Operation Medicine Drop campaign.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Raymond Irvine Laster III, 28, of 831 Greenhaven Drive, Greensboro. Laster was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies, along with misdemeanor making false statements on an insurance application.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Anthony Marquis Byrd Jr., 34, of 7605 Holy Grove Court, Charlotte, was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has sounded the alarm on the growing consumer scam by fake debt collectors in North Carolina. The N.C. Department of Insurance regulates debt collectors, and debt collectors must have a permit from the department to conduct business in the state.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Felicia M. Shields, 38, of 46 Colt Lane, Dunn. Shields was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced Friday that the Wake County Superior Court has granted him flexibility so he can help people holding annuity contracts with two insurance companies, Colorado Bankers Life Insurance Co. and Bankers Life Insurance Co., now in rehabilitation under the Department’s oversight.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Taniyha Daniels, 20, of 2324 Saddleback Drive, Winterville. Daniels is charged with obtaining property by false pretense, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Ellen Page Newton, 54, of 285 T. Kemp Road, Louisburg. Newton was charged with making a false statement to obtain unemployment insurance benefits and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

With the end of daylight saving time approaching on Sunday, Nov. 1, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, reminds families to practice this life-saving habit:  When you change your clock this weekend for the end of daylight saving time, remember to change the battery in your smoke alarm.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges residents to be proactive to lessen or prevent any losses that may stem from Tropical Storm Zeta by securing loose furniture and articles on the outside of their property.  The storm is forecasted to bring powerful wind gusts and moderate rain to North Carolina, especially in the western pa

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Shavonna Ann Robinson, 32, of 2729 Reynolds Park Road, Winston-Salem. Robinson was charged with attempting to obtain property by false pretense, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Brancis Lee Williams, 47, of 101 Dominion Court, Roanoke Rapids. Williams was charged with two counts each of insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, all felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Adrian Lopez, 19, of 121 Cobalt Creek, Holly Springs. Lopez was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Tilneshia Shuntovia Mobley, 34, of 7605 Holly Grove Court, Charlotte, was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Justice Sherron Parker, 26, of 3487 Herlocker Road, New London, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey warns seniors to be on alert for Medicare insurance scams. Since Medicare Open Enrollment began Oct. 15, the N.C. Department of Insurance has been made aware of people going door-to-door offering free health insurance with extra benefits for vision, dental and life insurance.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey invites the public to drop off their unused or expired medication at an Operation Medicine Drop (OMD) prescription drug take-back event in Pineville on Thursday, October 22. The event's goal is to keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands to prevent overdose or injury.  

Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids N.C. Chair Mike Causey invites the public to drop off their unused medication at our Operation Medicine Drop prescription drug take back event in Fuquay Varina on Wednesday, October 21, so it can be properly disposed of and kept out of the wrong hands.  

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will stop by insurance agencies and fire stations during a trip to Currituck, Camden, Pasquotank, Perquimans and Chowan counties on Monday, Oct. 19, and Tuesday, Oct. 20.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey plans to visit fire stations and insurance agencies during a trip to Union County on Thursday, Oct. 15.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will honor four Hoke County firefighters, a Columbus County deputy sheriff and a fire department in Scotland County for life-saving actions on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

SAVE Awards go to individuals or organizations who go above and beyond the call of duty to save lives.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey plans to help deliver children’s fire prevention coloring books to fire stations and stop by insurance agencies during a visit to Haywood and Buncombe counties on Monday, Oct. 12.

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