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Augusta woman charged with insurance fraud

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 12:21 PM
Last updated 9:29 PM
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An Augusta woman has been arrested by state agents and charged with insurance fraud.

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According to a news release, an investigation by the State Board of Workers’ Compensation’s Enforcement Division led to the arrest of Tammy L. Self, 39.

According to division Director Stan Bexley, Self was arrested Oct. 25 and charged with felony insurance fraud.

Self, a licensed insurance agent, has been in the insurance business for more than 10 years, investigators said, and was formerly employed by the Kilpatrick Insurance Agency in Augusta.

The agency said it had received several complaints alleging Self had taken premium money for workers’ compensation insurance policies. Agents said Self is suspected of fraudulently taking money from a business owner on the pretext of obtaining workers’ compensation insurance coverage, only to provide a bogus certificate of insurance as proof of coverage.

She also is suspected of creating fraudulent documents that indicate valid workers’ compensation insurance coverage for other business owners.

If any business owners in the Augusta area have purchased workers’ compensation insurance through Self and suspect they might have been defrauded, they are asked to contact the State Board of Workers’ Compensation’s Enforcement Division at (404) 657-7285 or (800) 533-0682.

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Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 10/31/12 - 02:18 pm
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Obamacomp

I thought Obama took care of this situation by having the federal government bail out workers compensation by providing 99 weeks of unemployment compensation benefits from taxpayers pockets with no questions asked.

dwb619
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dwb619 10/31/12 - 04:01 pm
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insurance

I think this pertains to workers accident insurance, not unemployment.

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 10/31/12 - 06:51 pm
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self and preetorious
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seem to be looking out for them "selfs".

Dixieman
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Dixieman 11/01/12 - 12:05 am
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dwb619 is right

Here is a criminal who took everything for her Self. (Sorry!)

skinnypants18
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skinnypants18 11/01/12 - 10:42 am
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Self

I have had previoius experience with this young lady when she worked at State Farm and she was always very kind and helpful to me and my family. Maybe there is more to this story that is being told.

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