Cifas reveals 27% increase in fraudulent claims


In the year from 2017 to 2018, there was a 27% increase in fraudulent insurance claims across the UK according to fraud prevention body Cifas. 

The figures of general fraudulent insurance claims varied with location.

For the 12 month period Wales saw a 24% decline; the East Midlands saw no change and the East of England saw a rise of 48%.

The organisation asked their 450 members the fraudulent activity they had experienced.

Members highlighted the two areas which received the majority of

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