Two Former New Orleans Bail Bond Agents Issued Cease and Desist
Orders and Fine Notices
October 26, 2009
Two former bail bond agents have been issued cease and desist
orders and fine notices today for allegedly acting as bail
bond agents without
licenses and misappropriation.
Willie Joseph Irons, Jr., 59, was served by Department of Insurance
Fraud Section Investigators with an order to cease and desist
from engaging in the business of insurance and a $500 fine
LaSalle-Irons, 42, was served by Fraud Section Investigators
with a cease and desist order and a $10,500 fine notice.
Under the business name A&W Bail Bonds, they are alleged to have
collected $1,800 from a client in order to secure a bail bond which
they did not secure and did not reimburse to the client. They were
also both working as bail bond agents without valid licenses.
Department records show that Willie Joseph Irons, Jr. was
issued a bail bond license in November 1998 which expired
2003. Records show that Anndrea LaSalle-Irons was issued
a bail bond
license in April 1998 which expired in April 2001. She
was also issued a
cease and desist order by the Department of Insurance Fraud
Section in December 2002.
Commissioner Donelon urges consumers who feel uneasy about
any insurance related transaction to call the Department
at 225-342-4956 or 1-800-259-5300. If callers do not
want their names used, they can request that their involvement