Value of insurance frauds in court last year topped 2014-17 combined


Insurance fraud cases reaching UK courts totalled £17m across 19 cases last year, KPMG has calculated.

According to the accountants, there were 24 cases with a combined value of £11.9m in the years 2014 – 2017.

The figures were released as part of KPMG’s Fraud Barometer, which records cases of alleged fraud with a value of more than £100,000.

The firm found that across society 453 of such cases with a total value of £1.2bn went to court in the UK last year.

KPMG detailed that while

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