The Government is 'ignoring' fraud problem

Although a national anti-fraud strategy is finally in the offing and insurers are investing heavily in tackling fraud, insurers should expect little help from the police or the Government. These were some of the messages from leading representatives of the police force, insurance industry and Government at last month's Association of British Insurers (ABI) conference.

Ros Wright, former director of the Serious Fraud Office and chairman of the independent watchdog, the Fraud Advisory, said a n