Louisiana Department of Insurance suspends license of agent accused of Hurricane Ida insurance fraud [The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.]

Apr. 1—The Louisiana Section of Insurance coverage issued stop-and-desist orders and license suspensions in opposition to two insurance policy brokers for alleged violations of the state insurance policy code.

LDI claims it suspended Kim Marie Holmes’ license to compose everyday living insurance policy procedures on March 11 soon after she was billed with insurance plan fraud in Ascension Parish on March 3 for allegedly making an attempt to defraud an insurance business for in excess of $15,948.

Holmes allegedly built substance misrepresentations to Farmers Insurance policies when she submitted a renters policy assert pursuing Hurricane Ida by overstating the rate of goods claimed as weakened or under no circumstances obtaining products claimed as ruined, in accordance to LDI.

In addition, employment records confirmed that Holmes worked various shifts throughout the time she claimed to be evacuated to one more condition, in accordance to LDI. Holmes’ apartment complicated also gained no reviews of injury.

“Offering fictitious info to an insurance policy business for own achieve is a very clear sign that Ms. Holmes cannot be trusted to carry out insurance small business,” Insurance policy Commissioner Jim Donelon wrote in a push launch. “I took this action to shield customers in our condition from her participation in the business.”

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One more stop-and-desist order and license suspension was issued to Arkansas resident Andrea R. Ceballos on March 21 right after she allegedly stole $13,000 from the insurance policies company the place she labored in Union County. Ceballos held a non-resident license in Louisiana.

Neither Holmes nor Ceballos could be achieved for comment.

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They each have 30 times from the time of provider to ask for an administrative attraction or the actions will turn out to be ultimate.


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