Travel fraud fears for summer

The number of fraudulent travel insurance claims could increase dramatically as the holiday season beckons, according to one anti-fraud services provider.

Research from Conversant Data found that there had been a rise in the number of 'opportunistic' fraudsters. Mark Jones, managing director at Conversant Data, said: "The opportunities to embellish, or simply invent, claims relating to experiences such as theft or accidental losses incurred on holiday can prove too much of a temptation to fra