ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Bryan Gatlin, 57, of Austell, has been charged in connection with an insurance fraud case in Gwinnett County.

In December 2019, Mr. Gatlin, owner of Atlanta Lawn Company, LLC, reported his lawnmower stolen to the Gwinnett County Police Department and Main Street Assurance Company. He received approximately $19,000 as a result of his theft claim.

“Upon closer inspection, it was found that Mr. Gatlin was connected to at least eight fraudulent lawnmower theft claims between 2018 and 2021,” said Commissioner King. “In addition to submitting forged documents, the suspect used several false aliases when filing the claims. In total, thefts connected to the suspect reached approximately $148,000 in insurance payments.”

Warrants were taken out against Mr. Gatlin on December 5th, 2023. He remains wanted at this time.


The mission of the Office Commissioner of Insurance and Safety Fire is to protect Georgia families by providing access to vital insurance products and safe buildings through fair regulation that creates economic opportunities for all Georgians.


Ethan Stiles