Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Contact: Chance McElhaney, firstname.lastname@example.org, 515-654-6547
Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud (govdelivery.com)
Des Moines - Tye Clayton Garcia, age 41, of Lees Summit, Missouri pled guilty on August 17, 2023, to one count of Insurance Fraud (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau.
The investigation began in July of 2021 after the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau received information indicating Garcia had presented to an insurer a written document in support of payment knowing such document contained false information.
Garcia was arrested on March 13, 2023.
Following his guilty plea, Garcia was placed on supervised probation for two years and ordered to pay a civil penalty of $1,250.
Iowans with information about insurance fraud are encouraged to contact the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau at 515-654-6556.