Ex-GA insurance Commissioner Jim Beck gets 7 Years in Federal Prison

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Georgia’s former insurance commissioner Jim Beck was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday for a yearslong scheme to steal from a former employer.

U.S. District Court Judge Mark H. Cohen sentenced Beck, 60, to seven years and three months of confinement followed by three years of supervised release. Cohen, who ordered Beck to pay $2.6 million in restitution, said Beck had betrayed people close to him for his fraud and then repeatedly lied on the witness stand.

Read More at The Atlanta Journal Constitution.