The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) today announced the arrest of insurance agent Julia Shurdom, 67, for transacting insurance related business with a suspended insurance license, scheming to defraud, and uttering a forged document while working for Absolute Insurance Services in Orlando, Florida.
MIAMI, Fla. - The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud today announced the arrest of Mandy Rodriguez, 35, on felony fraud and grand theft charges after an investigation revealed that Rodriguez, a licensed insurance agent, stole more than $80,000 in premium funds from four of his clients. In an effort to conceal that he was pocketing the money intended to pay the premiums on policies his clients thought were valid, Rodriguez created fake proof of insurance documents and gave them to his clients.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced a new, socially interactive website called Serve Save Succeed that provides Florida’s military service members and veterans a virtual resource for collaborative discussion and creative thinking about money management. Members of the military community face unique financial challenges. Serve, Save, Succeed offers them an opportunity to share the successes and misfortunes they’ve experienced.