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Monday, October 18, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa – Open enrollment for Iowans purchasing or changing their Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health coverage for 2022 runs Monday, November 1, 2021 – Saturday, January 15, 2022. "Iowans need to be thinking about health insurance coverage for 2022 now.  Employers are also offering choices, but for Iowans looking to the individual market, the time to enroll is coming very...
Friday, September 10, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa – Kimberly Joy Lovekin, age 50 of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been charged with one count each of Insurance Fraud – Presenting False Information (Class D Felony), Forgery (Aggravated Misdemeanor), Fraudulent Practices – 2nd Degree (Class D Felony), and Tampering with Records (Aggravated Misdemeanor). The charges are a result of an investigation conducted by the Iowa Insurance...
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa – Amede Kambulata Masudi, age 34, of Newton, Iowa, has been charged with Insurance Fraud – Application Fraud (Class D Felony). The charges are a result of an investigation which began in May of 2020.  In criminal complaints filed by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau, it is alleged Masudi was involved in a motor vehicle collision which resulted in property damage...
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa – Demarius Deshawn Mallett, age 34, of Hiawatha, Iowa, has been charged with one count each of Insurance Fraud – Presenting False Information (Class D Felony), Forgery (Aggravated Misdemeanor), Fraudulent Practices – 2nd Degree (Class D Felony), and Tampering with Records (Aggravated Misdemeanor). The charges are a result of an investigation conducted by the Iowa Insurance...
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa – Scott Edwin Thomas Sr., age 45 of Des Moines, Iowa, has been charged with one count each of Insurance Fraud – Presenting False Information (Class D Felony), Insurance Fraud – Application Fraud (Class D Felony), and False Report of an Indictable Offense to a Public Entity (serious misdemeanor). The charges are a result of an investigation conducted by the Iowa Insurance...
Friday, August 6, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa - Former insurance producer Dustin French of Red Oak, Iowa, was recently sentenced in Montgomery County District Court after pleading guilty to his actions in an insurance fraud scheme. The sentence follows an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau which began in April of 2020.  The investigation concluded French received compensation from his...
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa - Insurance producers Jonathan Adam Schlue of Davenport, Iowa and Whitney Michelle Roth of Clinton, Iowa, were recently sentenced in Scott County District Court after pleading guilty to their parts in a healthcare insurance fraud scheme. The sentences follow an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Fraud Bureau which began in 2019.  The investigation concluded Schlue...
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Des Moines - As the anniversary nears of the devastating derecho that hit Iowa on August 10, the Iowa Insurance Division continues to hear that work is still underway and there is still more to do.  Some Iowans are waiting for work on their homes to be finished while others have suggested that materials shortages and availability of contractors are the hurdles to the completion of repairs...
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa - Chad Mackland, age 39, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, recently submitted an Alford plea to the charge of Ongoing Criminal Conduct (Class B Felony) in Pottawattamie County District Court following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. As part of the plea, Mackland received a deferred judgment, was placed on probation for three years, was ordered to...
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Des Moines, Iowa - Dustin Cory Jungvirt, age 31, of Davenport, Iowa, recently pled guilty to one count of Insurance Fraud - Presenting False Information (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. Jungvirt’s plea stems from an investigation that began in April 2018 which determined Jungvirt made material misrepresentations in a renter’s...