Insurance Fraud Arrest in West Monroe

UPDATE:  John Whittington has since bonded out of Ouachita Correctional Center.


West Monroe (LSP Press Release) -- On Monday, July 28, 2014, 53-year-old John Whittington of West Monroe, was arrested by Louisiana State Police investigators for insurance fraud (29 counts) and Felony Theft.

John Whittington, a licensed insurance produce, obtained insurance premiums in cash from customers in the Winnsboro, Louisiana area and failed to turn in the money to an insurance office in Monroe, Louisiana

An audit of Whittington’s customer accounts revealed that a total of $2,192.09 was paid by the customers but never remitted to the insurance company.

LSP Investigators confirmed this allegation by contacting the customers.  

John Whittington surrendered to investigators in front of the Ouachita Correctional Center, where he was arrested and booked without incident.

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