A Glynn County commissioner at-large and his wife have been indicted for insurance fraud, according to the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation.
Longtime Brunswick insurance agents Robert “Bob” Lamar Coleman, 69, and his wife, Sherry Elaine Coleman, 59, have been indicted on 15 felony counts of violation of the Georgia Insurance Code.
The Colemans have been charged with defrauding customers who paid the pair for workers’ compensation insurance and other lines of insurance. The indictment handed down includes 10 separate victims. There is the possibility of additional victims and charges, according to the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation.
According to the Glynn County website, Bob Coleman has been a licensed insurance agent for 34 years. His first term as a commissioner began in 2009.
“At this time, we are working to make sure that the Board of Commissioners is aware of the situation. This is a matter for the Board of Commissioners and our County Attorney to address and discuss next steps,” said Michael Browning, Chairman of the Glynn County Board of Commissioners
If any business owner has purchased workers’ compensation insurance through the Coleman Insurance Agency or if you are a general contractor that has received a certificate of insurance for workers’ compensation coverage from the Coleman Agency in the past two years, contact the State Board of Workers’ Compensation’s Enforcement Division at (404) 657-7285 or (800) 533-0682.