Press Releases

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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.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Billie Jo Kennedy, 47, of 1800 Chinquapin Chapel Road, Trenton. Kennedy was charged with one felony count of embezzlement by an insurance agent.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Malaysia Harris, 25, of 433 Graham St., Albemarle. Harris was charged with one felony count of insurance fraud and one felony count of attempting to obtain property by false pretense.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Jeremiah Randall Whitt, 37, of 1316 N.C. Highway 57 North, Milton. Whitt was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Lakeisha Tramonda Hoskins, 36, of 2422 Meaderoft Road, Charlotte. Hoskins was charged with insurance fraud.

North Carolina Department of Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey warns Medicare recipients to be on alert for scams. Beginning in April 2018 and running through April 2019, old Medicare cards will be replaced with ones that no longer show Social Security numbers.

North Carolina Department of Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey who also serves as the State Fire Marshal is looking at options to keep schools safe in North Carolina including possible changes to the way schools will be designed in the future.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today the arrest of 55-year-old Hamilton Mutriss Brown of 7201 Winter Pond Way, Fuquay Varina. He is charged with one count of Obtaining Property by False Pretenses.

The North Carolina Department of Insurance received a Dwelling insurance rate filing from the N.C. Rate Bureau on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The N.C. Rate Bureau, which is not part of the Department of Insurance, represents all companies writing property insurance in the state.

Safe Kids NC is partnering with Safe Kids Worldwide and the Consumer Electronics Association to promote National TV Safety Day as a means of preventing childhood deaths and injuries because of televisions that tip over.

We all know school zones can be unsafe places for students, but a recent research study from Safe Kids Worldwide confirms there is a problem at school zones across the U.S.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced that a charge of solicitation to obtain property by false pretenses was filed against an Ahoskie woman.

N.C. Department of Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today the arrest of Wayne Edward Butler Jr., 44, of 16840 Douglas Ave, Laurinburg, N.C. He is charged with one count of Insurance Fraud and one count Obtaining Property by False Pretenses.

Eleven people have died in fires in North Carolina so far this year. Last year, nine people lost their lives as a result of fire during the entire month of January.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has set July 23, 2018 as the hearing date for the North Carolina Rate Bureau’s proposed 18.7 percent homeowners insurance rate increase.

With the possibility of snow this week coupled with the current bone chilling temperatures, Safe Kids NC wants to remind parents of the best ways to stay safe when traveling.  Winter weather can bring a combination of potentially life-threatening conditions including sleet, snow and