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Thursday, February 18, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa - Michael J. Heiberger, age 52, of Epworth, was recently charged with one count of Money Laundering (C Felony), six counts of Fraudulent Sales Practices (Class D Felony), and nine counts of Violating a Cease and Desist Order (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. The charges against Heiberger stem from an investigation...
Monday, February 15, 2021
 Des Moines, Iowa - Deborah Specht, age 60, of Marshalltown, Iowa recently pled guilty to one count of Theft in the 3rd Degree (Aggravated  Misdemeanor). Specht was originally charged with one count of Fraudulent Submissions (Class D Felony) and one count of Theft 1st Degree (Class C Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. “...
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa - Dwight Jay Roberts, age 60, of Indianola, pled guilty to one count of Theft 3rd Degree (Aggravated Misdemeanor) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. The investigation began in July 2019 after the Fraud Bureau received a complaint that Roberts provided false information to his insurance company concerning his physical activity and sources...
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced recently an ACA special enrollment period begins February 15, 2021 and ends May 15, 2021 for Iowans purchasing or changing their Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health coverage. “The Iowa Insurance Division encourages any Iowans who need health coverage to look at the options available on ...
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Des Moines - Adam Hocking, age 35, of West Des Moines, has been charged with one count each of the following: Acting as an Insurance Producer without a License (Class D Felony), Fraudulent Sales Practices – under $10,000 (Class D Felony), Theft – 2nd degree (Class D Felony), Fraudulent Practices – 2nd Degree (Class D Felony) and Forgery (Class D Felony). The charges are the result of an...
Monday, February 1, 2021
Des Moines – Iowans currently enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan have options to switch through the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment period that continues through March 31. “During this open enrollment period Iowans can switch to a different Medicare Advantage Plan with or without drug coverage.  They can even go back to Original Medicare and, if needed, join a Medicare Prescription...
Monday, January 4, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa – William Michael Velky, age 58, of Cedar Rapids was recently charged with one count of Insurance Fraud – Application Submission (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. The charge against Velky stems from an investigation which began in December of 2020. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Iowa Insurance Division’s...
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Des Moines, Iowa - Andrew Warren Joyce, age 46, of Emmetsburg, was charged with one count of Ongoing Criminal Conduct (B Felony), one count of Theft 1st Degree (Class C Felony), one count of Theft 2nd Degree (Class D Felony), and one count of Failure to Trust Preneed Funeral Services (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. The charges against...
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Des Moines - Steven Hoeppner, age 50, of Waterloo, Iowa, pled guilty to one count of Insurance Fraud - Presenting False Information (Class D Felony) and one count of Tampering with Records (Aggravated Misdemeanor) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. “Insurance fraud is not a victimless crime.  We all pay for insurance fraud in the form of higher...
Monday, December 28, 2020
Des Moines - Luke Mathew McDermott, age 38, of Delmar, Iowa was recently charged with one count of Insurance Fraud - Presenting False Information (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. The charges against McDermott stem from an investigation which began in February 2020. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Insurance Fraud Bureau,...