Press Releases

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today the arrest of William Timothy Alston, 63, of 407 Republican Rd., Windsor, for multiple counts of insurance fraud, obtaining property by false pretense, forgery, and uttering a forged endorsement. All four are felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has continued the hearing for the insurance industry’s proposed statewide average 50.6% dwelling insurance rate increase to July 22. The hearing had been scheduled for Monday, April 8.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today hailed a unanimous Court of Appeals opinion affirming the liquidation of Greg Lindberg’s former insurance companies, saying that the decision could lead to policyholders finally gaining access to their money.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges families to use Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which runs from March 3-9, to prepare for the potential for extreme weather this spring and hurricane season.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Rotrelle Lacorte Damon David, 32, of 808 Lake Drive, High Point. David was charged with one count of insurance fraud and one count of conspiracy to obtain property by false pretenses, both are felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announces the appointment of Amy Funderburk to role of general counsel at the North Carolina Department of Insurance. 

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest Clayton Elof Peterson, 44, of 1006 Gateway Ave., Wilkesboro. Peterson was charged with one count of insurance fraud and two counts of obtaining property by false pretenses, all felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today that Laverne Love Johnson Peebles, 36, of 3335 Revolution Park Drive, Charlotte, NC has been charged with one count of insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today congratulated the state’s Captive Insurance Program for topping 1,500 licensed entities since the program began 10 years ago.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today that Alexis Bryanna Shubert, 32, of 1460 Cantwell Court, High Point has been charged with one count of insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretenses, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Anthony Dashawn Hudson, 25, of 1884 Rebecca Kennedy Road, Rocky Point, N.C. Hudson was charged with the burning of personal property, insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense. All three charges are felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today said “No” to the insurance companies’ average 42.2% proposed increase in homeowners’ insurance rates. 

The treasurer of a Yadkin County fire department stands accused of stealing some of the department’s funds.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present a Heroism Award to honor a bus driver who helped save the lives of 38 children during a visit to Harnett County on Friday, Feb. 2.

Commissioner Causey will present the award to Monica Tyson-Crawford during the Benhaven Elementary School’s awards ceremony.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will be present an Order of the Guardian Award during a trip to Craven County on Wednesday, Jan. 31.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Troy Jermaine Johnson, 43, of 1533 Pleasant Garden Lane, Raleigh. Johnson 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 Montavia Miguel Moody, 34, 153 Birch Lane, Seaboard. Moody was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will speak at the Watkins Community Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Fireman of the Year dinner on Saturday, Jan. 27. 

During the dinner, Commissioner Causey will make a special award presentation.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that an extensive investigation by special agents within the department’s Criminal Investigations Division has led to charges against two individuals.

North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance Mike Causey has issued the following statement to clear up any confusion regarding the recent filing made by insurance companies:

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will speak at the Corinth-Holders Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Firefighter of the Year dinner on Saturday, Jan. 20. 

During the dinner, Commissioner Causey will make a special award presentation.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present a pair of Commissioner’s Awards during a visit to Union County on Friday, Jan.19.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey made a broadcast quality video to address questions regarding the North Carolina Rate Bureau's request for a statewide average increase of 42.2% in homeowners' insurance rates.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Anthony Randy Osborne, 29, of 302 Peterson Lane, Windsor. Osborne was charged with common law forgery, common law uttering and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, all felonies.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will discuss being prepared for the next storm during a community roundtable discussion hosted by the Down East Resilience Network in Harkers Island on Wednesday, Jan. 17. 

The discussion will be held at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum, 1785 Island Road, Harkers Island.