DOI News

For Immediate Release: Contact:
March 10, 2009 Kristin Milam
Johanna Royo
919-807-6011
 
Rowan County Insurance Agent Arrested on Embezzlement Charges
 
RALEIGH -- Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the arrest of Pam S. Bollinger, 44, 1315 King Road, Salisbury. Department investigators allege that from 2007 until Sept. 26, 2008, Bollinger stole some $11,582 from her former employer, the Miller-Poole Insurance Agency in Rockwell.
 
Bollinger was arrested on March 5, and charged with two counts of embezzlement. She was processed at the Rockwell Department and released under a written promise to appear.
 
The Department of Insurance employs 20 sworn law enforcement officers dedicated to investigating claims of insurance fraud. In 2008, these investigators saw more than 453 cases successfully closed with more than $5.8 million in restitution and recoveries, 60 criminal convictions and 130 arrests.
 
To report suspected fraud, contact the Department of Insurance Investigations Division at (919) 807-6840. Callers may remain anonymous. Information is also available at the NC-DOI Web site.
 
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