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

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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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