Insurance agent arrested for fraud – for the third time

Fifty-nine-year-old well known to police

Insurance agent arrested for fraud – for the third time

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

A North Carolina insurance agent has been arrested on embezzlement charges – for the third time.

On Tuesday, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced that 59-year-old David Maylon Pickett had been arrested on multiple counts relating to embezzlement. Pickett has been charged with 11 counts of obtaining property by false pretense and nine counts each of embezzlement and exploitation of an elder.

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Pickett is accused of scamming seniors in order to obtain money, assets and property, according to a report by local news affiliate WNCT.

This certainly isn’t a new experience for Pickett - he’s been arrested twice before for embezzlement. In 2015, he was arrested for allegedly embezzling money from seven people across five different North Carolina counties.


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