Ghost brokers targeting the vulnerable through social media


One in three 18-24 year olds have seen a suspicious looking advert for car insurance on social media, an Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) survey conducted by YouGov has revealed.

The IFB noted that while young people are more susceptible, all age groups are affected with one in five people overall having seen a suspicious advert.

Despite this, two thirds of people surveyed admitted they wouldn’t even check if their seller had a website before buying car insurance. 

Chris Monk, head of

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