Baton Rouge Agent Arrested and Served With Cease and Desist Order, Summary
Suspension and Fine Notice
Released: June 22, 2009
A Baton Rouge agent has been arrested, served with a cease and desist order,
summary suspension order and fine notice today for alleged Medicaid fraud.
Henry Leo Beard, Jr.,
36, was arrested by agents with the Louisiana Attorney General’s office today and served by Department of Insurance Fraud
Section Investigators with a cease and desist order, summary suspension and
a $1,000 fine notice. Beard owns and operates a medical transportation agency,
A&J Transportation and/or A&J Management Company. He is alleged to
have falsified two certificates of liability coverage in an attempt to provide
proof of automobile insurance.
Department records show
that in November 2004, Beard was issued a Vehicle Physical Damage license,
insurance license, an Accident and Health
license and a Property and Casualty license. He was also issued a Variable
Contracts license in February 2007. All of Beard’s licenses were valid
until today’s action.
Donelon urges consumers who feel uneasy about any insurance related transaction
to call the Department of Insurance Fraud Section at
1-800-259-5300. If callers do not want their names used, they can request
that their involvement be kept confidential.