Adjuster Fraudulently Issued 23 Settlement Checks To Her Brother

 Thursday, January 26, 2017

 The Telegraph

The wife of a Jones County commissioner was sentenced to 15 years, three of them in prison, Wednesday after pleading guilty to her part in a conspiracy to commit insurance fraud. Arleatha Battle Martin, 44, pleaded guilty to racketeering in a Bibb County Superior Court hearing.Her husband, Daylon Martin, attended the hearing. Martin worked as an Allstate Insurance company claims adjuster at an office on Riverside Drive in Macon from 2011. A 2013 random audit uncovered 23 instances in which Martin fraudulently issued insurance settlement checks to her brother, 40-year-old Christopher Lorenzo Battle, said prosecutor Myra Tisdale.
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