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Bogus Harrison Township insurance salesman busted by state

Posted: 5:42 PM, May 17, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-17 18:27:14-04

7 Action News obtained a cease and desist order, claiming a Harrison Township man was selling fake insurance policies to countless victims in the city of Detroit.

“He wasn’t licensed, so I am not sure what he did with the money,” said Andrea Miller with the 

They say they don’t know the exact number of victims and say the offender was selling the bogus coverage online.

“They think they have insurance, literally they don’t.”

The state identifies the bogus salesman as Adam Heaphy, who was also using the name Adam Michalik.

The CEO of the Better Business Bureau tells us, this is something folks need to watch out for.

“If you are looking for someone online, call them,” says Melanie Duquesnel ,President & CEO of the BBB.

She continues, “Ask for references, then ask for insurance license numbers.” And if they decline, it should be a concern.

“Premier Insurance Agency” was the name of the bogus agency used in this recent case.

Victims are urged to contact the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services.

HOW TO FILE A COMPLAINT:

http://www.michigan.gov/difs/0,5269,7-303-12902_12907---,00.html