April 29, 2009
A New Orleans area agent has been served with a civil fine notice
and license suspension today for allegedly filing a fraudulent stolen
vehicle claim with his insurer.
60, was served by Department of Insurance Fraud Section Investigators
today with a $1,000 civil fine notice and suspension
of his license for six months, effective today. Sheard is alleged
to have intentionally filed a fraudulent stolen vehicle claim with
his vehicle’s insurer.
records show that Sheard held a Vehicle Physical Damage and Property
license since August 1995 and a Casualty license since
August 2005, until today’s action.
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.