Fayetteville man charged with insurance fraud involving broken-down truck

Nov 17, 2021

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Levi Baril, 36, of 320 Befordshire Place, Fayetteville. Baril was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

Special agents with the Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division accuse Baril of making an automobile insurance claim with Government Employees Insurance Co., telling the company that his 2006 Ford F250 truck was stolen in Fayetteville on July 26, 2020.

According to the arrest warrant, Baril traded the truck for another vehicle on Sept. 11, 2018, after it broke down in Darien, Ga.

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