ABI figures show the "scale of the challenge" in fighting fraud


Brokers and insurers have warned that the industry needs to do more to tackle insurance fraud.

This comes after the Association of British Insurers (ABI) reported yesterday (22 August) that one insurance scam is detected every minute in the UK.

According to the trade body’s research a total of 562,000 insurance frauds were discovered by insurers in 2017, and the value of the fraudulent claims was £1.3bn.

Nicholas Edge, senior fraud manager at Swinton, said: “The volume and value of

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