Greensboro man charged with insurance fraud

May 10, 2021

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Bobby Lester Parks III, 33, of 2448 S. Holden Road, Greensboro, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

Special agents with the Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division accuse Parks of telling Progressive Premier Insurance Co. of Illinois that his automobile was involved in an accident on Dec. 22, 2020, when the accident occurred on Dec. 21, 2020.

According to the criminal summons, Parks’ insurance policy had lapsed and he reinstated the policy 20 minutes after the accident occurred.

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