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Shasta County insurance agent sentenced in felony forgery case


REDDING, Calif. - Andrew Darol Buckley, 54, pleaded no contest to forgery charges and was sentenced to three years felony probation and ordered to pay more than $3,600 in fines and restitution. Buckley surrendered his California insurance license at the time of his arrest on May 23, 2014.

"Agents are trusted with sensitive personal information and are expected to act in the best interest of their clients," said Commissioner Jones. "It is disturbing that Mr. Buckley ma
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Posted by Patrick Storm
Publish Date: 2014-10-13 14:24:00

Sentencing update on public adjuster stealing from fire victim


LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jaymie Marie Huizar, 47, of Rosemead, a licensed public adjuster pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor of passing non-sufficient checks totaling more than $30,000 that should have been distributed to her client.

"Unfortunately, this homeowner was victimized twice," said Commissioner Jones. "Once when their home was damaged by fire and again when Huizar violated her fiduciary responsibility and stole from her."

In February 2012,
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Posted by Patrick Storm
Publish Date: 2014-10-13 14:06:00

Couple arrested after allegedly falsifying insurance claim on father’s policy


LOS ANGELES, Calif. -William Alexander Claros, 30, and Jenifer Susan Preciado, 35, return to court tomorrow to face charges of filing a false insurance claim after an investigation revealed that Preciado had purposefully excluded Claros from an insurance claim of an incident during which Claros had been driving.

"Fraudulent insurance claims are costly for all California consumers," said Insurance Commissioner Jones. "When individuals at
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Posted by Patrick Storm
Publish Date: 2014-09-29 14:17:00

Southern California policyholder facing felony insurance fraud charges surrenders to authorities


HEMET, Calif. - Santiago Benjamin Ruiz, 33, surrendered to officials in Riverside Superior Court on suspicion of felony insurance fraud, after allegedly filing a false insurance claim for damage to his vehicle.

"Insurance fraud is not a victimless crime," said Insurance Commissioner Jones. "Every policyholder pays for these crimes through higher premiums, as the insurers pass along the cost of paying fraudulent claims."

A Department
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Posted by Madison Voss
Publish Date: 2014-09-04 10:30:00

Couple arrested for falsified collision report


RIALTO, Calif. - Augustine Piedra, Jr., 21, and Larena Marlene Renova, 21, of Rialto were arrested on suspicion of felony insurance fraud, after allegedly filing a false insurance claim for chiropractic care and injuries after an auto collision.

"This case is a reminder to all Californians if you file a false insurance claim you are committing insurance fraud," said Commissioner Jones. "Insurance fraud can result in jail time and a reco
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Posted by Madison Voss
Publish Date: 2014-09-02 10:57:00

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