Caddo insurance producer arrested and
issued C&D, Commissioner Wooley announces
Released: May 3, 2005
A Caddo Parish insurance producer was arrested and issued a cease and desist order
today for allegedly misappropriating insurance funds, Commissioner of Insurance
Robert Wooley has announced.
Department of Insurance Fraud Unit investigators served Tammie Barron Thompson (38)
with a cease and desist order at the time she surrendered to the State Police Insurance
Fraud Unit in Shreveport. Thompson was arrested on 2 counts of forgery for allegedly
issuing fake automobile insurance ID cards for herself and members of her family.
The c&d also states that she worked for insurance agencies in Metairie and Haughton
Department of Insurance records show that Thompson held a property & casualty
insurance license from September 1989 until April 2003. However, she continued to
work unlicensed for an agency from September until November 2003 when she was terminated
for alleged misappropriation of premiums and deposits. Her license was reinstated
in November 2004 and remained active until May 2005. Her last known address is listed
as 2680 Highway 528, Princeton, LA.
Wooley urges consumers who feel uneasy about any insurance-related transaction to
call the Department of Insurance Fraud Unit at 225-342-4956. If callers dont
want their names used, they can request that their involvement be kept confidential.