Yesterday (January 28, 2021), Louisiana State Police Detectives concluded a nearly one-year investigation into fraudulent insurance applications with forged signatures in the Washington Parish area. According to the Louisiana State Police, the investigation showed that 46-year-old Joanna L. Jenkins of Franklinton had completed fraudulent insurance applications and financial agreements.
Jenkins was booked into the Washington Parish Jail with the charges of Insurance Fraud, Forgery, and Theft $25,000.00 or More. The LSP press release states the amount of the theft to be in the amount of $711,365.87.
Washington Parish Jail records indicate Jenkins, a resident of Clairain Drive in Franklinton, was released January 28, 2021 on a $50,000.00 bond.