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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey joins the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud in urging residents to be on guard against scammers preying on fears related to the coronavirus pandemic.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has asked the state’s insurance companies to be economically flexible with consumers in light of the COVID-19 health emergency.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has requested that Governor Roy Cooper determine that financial services, including insurance services, be deemed essential businesses that will remain open to the public throughout the COVID-19 health emergency.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Courtney Marie McBride, 36, of 633 Hania Drive SW, Concord, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has asked the state’s  insurance companies to unify processes and remove barriers to make it easier for citizens to obtain diagnostic testing and treatment needed for COVID-19.  

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Bernard Graves, 57, of 4945 Daily Store Road, Burlington, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Yesenia Vasquez-Gonzalez, 43, of 272 Laurel Lane, Tarboro. Vasquez-Gonzalez was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Amanda Antionette Bailey, 32, of 100 Hunt Club Lane, Raleigh. Bailey was charged with four counts each of identity theft, insurance fraud, and obtaining property by false pretense, all felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has directed all health benefit plans licensed by the N.C. Department of Insurance to allow for extra prescriptions as a result of the state of emergency declared by Governor Roy Cooper.

When daylight saving time begins on Sunday, March 8, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey reminds everyone to change the batteries in your household smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. It also is a good time to review home fire safety plans.

 

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today released the following statement on the federal jury’s verdict, which found Greg Lindberg and John Gray guilty on all counts and John Palermo not guilty:

The North Carolina Department of Insurance is ready and prepared in case of a coronavirus outbreak in the state.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center invite Medicare recipients to a Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) town hall meeting to learn more about Medicare cost-saving programs.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Tamiya Mona McAllister, 25, of 303 Hunter St., Apex. McAllister was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Corey Ross Spence, 47, of 1120 Davenport Place, Winterville. Spence was charged with forgery and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Samuel Lee Lang Johnson, 43, of 2703 Freedom Drive, Lumberton. Johnson was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies, along with misdemeanor making false statements on an insurance application.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Glenn Jackson Mitchell, 66, of 1807 Petty Road, Kingstown. Mitchell was charged with identity theft, obtaining property by false pretense, and three counts of common law forgery, all felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Kendra Yvette Shannonhouse, 36, of 3421 Lloyd Corey Road, Stokes. Shannonhouse was charged with felony insurance fraud, felony obtaining property by false pretense, and misdemeanor common law forgery.

After a recent burn incident at an assisted living facility in Asheboro, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey is warning North Carolinians how dangerous it is to smoke while using an oxygen tank.

In recognition of 2020 National Burn Awareness Week, which runs Feb. 2-8, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey reminds residents of the causes of burn injuries and the resources of burn care available.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Aishia Denise Danta Wilkerson, 40, of 947 Davis Bridge Road, Parkton. Wilkerson 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 Jerry Leon Johnson, 41, of 4311 Alma St., Greensboro. Johnson was charged with attempting to obtain property by false pretense, a felony. He was also served a criminal summons on a misdemeanor worthless check charge.

RALEIGH– As we prepare to watch Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids NC Chair Mike Causey encourages families to conduct a quick television safety check to ensure they enjoy the game safely and without worry.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Danielle Nicole Green, 33, of 1403 River Road, Elizabeth City. Green was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

WHO:             Safe Kids NC, Safe Kids Orange County, Representative David Price, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Hillsborough Elementary School, FedEx

 

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