The fraud squad


As the industry is all too well aware, Association of British Insurers (ABI) figures estimate that undetected general insurance claims fraud is currently costing over £1.9bn a year, adding £44 to the average premium paid by individual policyholders. Encouragingly, we have witnessed significant inroads in the way in which organised fraud has been tackled over the past three years. The historic lack of a collaborative effort has given way to a new environment, based on pooled data, that is far bet