Southern Harvest under investigation

Published 1:40 pm Thursday, August 18, 2016

CORDELE — A local insurance agency is closed until further notice pending a criminal investigation. Thursday morning the Investigative Division of the Georgia Insurance Commissioners Office, served a search warrant on the offices of Southern Harvest Insurance, which is located at 1515 South 7th Street in Cordele.

According to Sherry Mowell, Director of Fraud Investigation with the Insurance Commissioners Office, the office had received multiple complaints in regards to Southern Harvest.

“We are here to follow up on those complaints,” she said.

Mowell said that a search warrant was being executed on the agency and there is an active criminal investigation. She also advised that anyone had any questions or issues they could contact the Insurance Commissioners Office and they would look into any area of concern and make every effort to answer questions.

For now, both locations for Southern Harvest Insurance are closed until the investigators and search teams complete their search.

Devin Cooper of Macon is the attorney for Southern Harvest Insurance.