ABI says insurers detected more than 130,000 fraudulent claims in 2015


New figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) have revealed that insurers uncovered more than 130,000 fraudulent claims in 2015, equivalent to 2,500 a week, and up 6% on the previous year.

However, the trade body noted that the value of these frauds fell by 3% in the 12 month period to £1.3bn.

It highlighted that there was a significant rise in dishonest liability insurance claims detected, such as ‘slip and trip' claims.

These came in at 26,900, an increase of 36%, and their £391m

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