Lubbock insurance agent sentenced to life for scamming elderly c

Lubbock insurance agent sentenced to life for scamming elderly clients

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A Swisher County judge sentenced a former Lubbock insurance agent for scamming elderly clients.

Joseph Gaines, 66, convinced seniors across the region to buy annuities but kept the money for himself.

The case that brought it to the Lubbock police -- the family of a 94 year old woman called the insurance company to confirm a $700,000 policy and found out It never existed.

Gaines ordered to life in prison and to pay back $810,000 to his victims.
 

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