Taylorsville woman charged with insurance fraud – The Taylorsville Times
North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced on April 29 that Brandy Gail Childers, 39, of 709 Daniels Lumber Road, in Taylorsville, had been charged with insurance fraud, a felony.
Special agents in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Insurance Department accuse Childers of falsely telling Illinois Progressive Premier Insurance Co. that damage to the bumpers, tailgate and chassis of his 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan is are produced when a truck gets into its van in a Walmart parking lot. a lot, pushing him into another truck.
According to the criminal summons, Childers told the insurance company his van was in perfect condition before the incident, while the rear of the van was damaged before the Jan. 18 incident.
The offense took place on February 3.
Childers received a criminal summons on April 15. She is scheduled to appear in Alexander County District Court on May 10.
“Insurance fraud is a crime that affects everyone,” Commissioner Causey said. “About 20% of the cost of insurance premiums goes to pay for insurance fraud.”
Since 2017, Commissioner Causey has more than doubled the number of special agents investigating fraud and white collar crimes. As a result, special agents from 2017 to 2020 made 1,612 arrests.
To report suspected fraud, contact the Criminal Investigation Division of the NC Department of Insurance at 919-807-6840. Callers can remain anonymous. Information is also available at http://www.ncdoi.gov