Rayville agent arrested and issued C&D, Commissioner of
Insurance Jim Donelon announces
Released: October 31, 2006
Baton Rouge - A Rayville insurance agent was shut down on charges of fraud and misappropriation
of funds, Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon announced today.
Tracy E. Antley, age 44, was ordered to cease and desist from engaging in the business
of insurance and her insurance license was suspended today by members of the Department
of Insurance Fraud Section. The c&d and summary suspension were served in conjunction
with an arrest by the State Police Fraud Unit at the Madison Parish Sheriffs
Office in Tallulah. She was charged with five counts of forgery and two counts of
A joint investigation by the Department of Insurance and the State Police Fraud
Unit found that Antley allegedly forged the signatures of five policyholders on
insurance refund checks totaling more than $3,000 and pocketed the money for her
own personal use. The alleged transactions took place from October 2004 through
Department of Insurance records show that Antley held a license to sell Property
and Casualty insurance from January 2000 until it expired in May of this year. She
also held a license to sell Life and Health insurance from March 1997 until todays
action stopped her from conducting any kind of insurance business.
Commissioner Donelon urges consumers who feel uneasy about any insurance-related
transactions with an agent or a company to call the Department of Insurance Fraud
Section at 225-342-4956 or 1-800-259-5300. If callers dont want their names
used, they can request that their involvement be kept confidential.