North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Niki Vandiford Hathaway, 52, of 213 Speight Ave., Tarboro. Hathaway 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 Hathaway of attempting to obtain a settlement from The General Insurance by filing a fictitious insurance claim for a stolen vehicle.
The offenses occurred on Aug. 4, 2021.
Special agents and Tarboro police arrested Hathaway on March 22. She was given a $15,000 secured bond.
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