Baton Rouge Bail Bond Agent Issued a Cease and Desist Order, Summary
Suspension and Fine Notice
Released: June 10, 2008
A Baton Rouge area bail bond agent has been issued a cease and desist
order, summary suspension and fine notice today for filing false public
documents and non-payment of a forfeited bail bond.
Kenneth Ray Lee, 43, was served by Department of Insurance Fraud Section
Investigators today with a cease and desist order, summary suspension
of his license and a $1,000 fine notice.
It is alleged that Lee submitted a fraudulent license renewal application
to the Department of Insurance in September 2007 by not disclosing
that he was currently undergoing felony theft charges in Lafayette.
The felony theft charges were later dismissed. Lee has also allegedly
failed to repay a $6,250 bail bond he wrote in June 2004 that was forfeited
by the Baton Rouge City Court in January 2005.
show that Lee held a bail bond license from May 1990 until today’s
action. Lee has 30 days to pay the fine and bond forfeiture in order
to have the revocation lifted. At that time,
his license would be suspended for 60 days.
Commissioner Donelon urges consumers who feel uneasy about any insurance
related transaction to call the Department of Insurance Fraud Section
at 225-342-4956 or 1-800-259-5300. If callers do not want their names
used, they can request that their involvement be kept confidential.