Insurance coverage agent John Ryan, 64, of Palm Springs, was arrested on Tuesday on a number of fees.
Ryan, who was arrested after failing to look for arraignment in felony fees filed in April by the San Diego County District Legal professional, faces 45 counts of elder abuse, grand theft, and identification theft.
He’s alleged to have diverted over $75,000 from the accounts of artwork seller and philanthropist Gregg Juarez whereas appearing as his insurance coverage agent, in response to the California Division of Insurance coverage (CDIF).
Juarez died in 2018 on the age of 93.
The Division of Insurance coverage heard from former workers of Ryan that he allegedly stored premiums that ought to have been despatched to insurers.
Present and former shoppers of Ryan, whose companies operated below the names Calinsured, Better Palm Springs Insurance coverage, and PS Impartial Insurance coverage, have been urged to evaluation their insurance policies to verify they’re legitimate and that funds supposed for his or her insurance coverage firm have been obtained.
Ryan’s insurance coverage license was revoked on Might 12 below California regulation.
The previous broking boss was arrested by investigators from the California Division of Insurance coverage Inland Empire Fraud Division in Palm Springs, California, on a $300,000 arrest warrant.
“Anybody with info or who believes they’re a sufferer of Ryan’s ought to contact the division,” CDIF urged.