May 20, 2009
A Gretna area agent has been served with a notice of a 90 day suspension
and fine today for allegedly falsifying information on documents
related to bail bonds.
Denise Bartholomew, 45, was served by Department of Insurance Fraud
Section Investigators today with a notice of a 90 day license suspension
and a $1,000 fine. Bartholomew is alleged to have posted two bail
bonds in which she fraudulently altered the amounts of the bail bond
Department records show that Bartholomew was issued a bail bond
license in September 1983, which is valid through April 2011.
Commissioner 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.