Area Bail Bond Agent Arrested, Issued Cease and Desist Order, License
Revocation and Fine Notice
April 29, 2009
A Sun area bail bond agent has been arrested and was issued a cease
and desist order, license revocation and fine notice yesterday for
alleged misappropriation of premiums.
Linda G. Ammons, 44, was arrested by State Police on Tuesday, April
28. She was also served by Department of Insurance Fraud Section
Investigators with a cease and desist order, revocation of her license
and a $3,100 fine notice for allegedly failing to remit premiums
to the insurance company on multiple occasions. She is also alleged
to have charged a defendent the face value of a bond with the addition
of court fees, which exceeded the amount of premium to be charged
for such a bail bond. She allegedly did not remit these monies to
the company but converted it to her own use. The total amount of
misappropriated funds is $5,311.20.
show that Ammons was issued a Bail Bond license in November 2007,
which was valid until yesterday’s
Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon urges consumers who feel
uneasy about any insurance related transaction to call the Department
of Insurance Fraud Section at 225-342-4956 or 1-800-259-5300. If
callers do not want their names used, they can request that their
involvement be kept confidential.