ATLANTA, Ga. (WALB) - Governor Brian Kemp has suspended Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Jim Beck.
Governor Kemp said that Beck sent him a letter Thursday requesting the suspension.
The Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner issued the following statement:
Kemp had said that Beck’s indictment “severely undermines” his ability to fulfill his official obligations to the people of Georgia.
Beck was indicted on 38 counts of mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering in violation of federal law when he was with the Georgia Underwriting Association.