Ville Platte Bail Bond Agent Issued Cease and Desist
Order, License Suspension and Fine Notice
Released: August 10, 2009
A Ville Platte bail bond agent has been issued a cease and desist
order, suspension of his license and fine notice today for allegedly
filing false public documents.
Carol Bertrand, 65, was served by Department of Insurance Fraud
Section Investigators today with an order to cease and
engaging in the business of insurance, a six month suspension
of his license and a $500 fine notice.
is alleged that Bertrand submitted a fraudulent license application
to the Department of Insurance in 2008 by not disclosing
criminal record. Records indicate that in 1983, Bertrand
plead guilty and was convicted of a felony for Conspiracy to Commit
Theft of U.S.
Currency with a value of over $500.
Department records show that Bertrand was issued a Bail Bond
license in September 2008 which was valid until today’s
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