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2021 Press Releases

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April 14, 2021
Los Angeles business owner arraigned in $1 million workers’ compensation fraud scheme

April 14, 2021
Commissioner Lara Announces Appointments to the WCIRB Governing Committee

April 12, 2021
Hacienda Heights unlicensed insurance agent sentenced after stealing $450,000 in clients’ premiums

April 5, 2021
Southern California man arraigned for auto insurance fraud after Rolls Royce and Maserati accidents

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March 26, 2021
Senate Insurance Committee Approves Bill to Protect Health, Safety, and Human Rights of Immigrants in Private, For-Profit Prisons and Detention Facilities

March 26, 2021
Former Visalia insurance agent arraigned after allegedly stealing from client

March 24, 2021
Statement of Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara on the submission of Assemblymember Rob Bonta as California Attorney General

March 23, 2021
San Jacinto landscaper arraigned in alleged workers’ compensation scam

March 19, 2021
Department issues Cease and Desist Order to protect California consumers from illegal extended warranty sales

March 19, 2021
Commissioner Lara sponsors the Parent Healthcare Act to help reduce health insurance costs for California’s working families

March 18, 2021
Statement of Commissioner Lara on the Confirmation of U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra

March 12, 2021
Surveillance footage leads to charges against Madera woman for workers’ compensation fraud

March 11, 2021
Commissioner Lara finds auto insurance companies overcharged drivers as accidents plummeted during the pandemic

March 10, 2021
Former Hollister firefighter faces felony insurance fraud charges

March 4, 2021
Silicon Valley man arraigned for alleged auto insurance fraud and forgery

March 4, 2021
Merced nutrition assistant arraigned for insurance fraud in workers’ compensation scheme

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February 24, 2021
Merced agriculture company owner and daughter sentenced in $2.5 million insurance fraud scheme

February 24, 2021
LA woman sentenced for involvement in staged collision insurance fraud ring

February 23, 2021
Baldwin Park School District employee arraigned for workers’ compensation fraud after COVID-19 diagnosis

February 23, 2021
Commissioner Lara proposes new transparency rules to help consumers better prepare for wildfires

February 19, 2021
Legislation Introduced to Protect Patients in Recovery

February 18, 2021
Commissioner Lara issues revised draft regulations to expand auto insurance group discounts to lower-income drivers

February 16, 2021
Commissioner Lara Appoints Members to the Insurance Diversity Task Force and the CLHIGA Board of Directors

February 12, 2021
Porter Ranch mother and son arrested for auto insurance fraud involving their Aston Martin

February 11, 2021
Additional felony charges filed against insurance agents in $748,000 grand theft scheme

February 11, 2021
Commissioner Lara and Assembly Member Kamlager team up to address overpopulation and health care of ‘pandemic pets’

February 11, 2021
Commissioner Lara Thanks Outgoing Leader of Diversity Task Force and Welcomes First LGBTQ+ Chair

February 10, 2021
ICYMI — NAIC Task Force Meets to Address Climate and Resiliency

February 9, 2021
Senator Durazo, Commissioner Lara Introduce Legislation to Protect Health and Safety of Immigrants in Private, For-Profit Detention Facilities and Prisons

February 8, 2021
Department issues Cease and Desist Order against former Orangevale insurance agent

February 8, 2021
Commissioner Lara and Governor Newsom's Administration to establish home and community hardening standards for insurance

February 4, 2021
Former Long Beach agent arraigned for grand theft after allegedly stealing more than $97,000 from clients

February 3, 2021
Buttonwillow warehouse worker arraigned for alleged workers’ compensation insurance fraud

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January 28, 2021
Unlicensed Lake Forest agent ordered to pay $20,000 after judge affirms Cease and Desist Order

January 28, 2021
Title company agrees to pay $50,000 following illegal inducement allegations

January 27, 2021
Two Davis residents arraigned in auto insurance fraud scheme

January 26, 2021
Commissioner Lara Appoints Members to the California Long Term Care Insurance Task Force

January 26, 2021
Commissioner Lara alerts Californians living in wildfire burn areas across the state about coverage for floods and mudslides

January 25, 2021
Firebaugh driver arrested for alleged auto insurance fraud

January 21, 2021
Fresno construction worker charged with insurance fraud and perjury

January 15, 2021
Former LA agent arraigned for theft and fraud in funeral insurance scam

January 11, 2021
Los Angeles insurance agents arraigned in $687,000 grand theft scheme

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