The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has seen website and Cheatline figures rise significantly during 2009 following a rise in public awareness.
BDO predicts fraud could rise to £5bn in a couple of years
Broker to launch new anti-fraud technology in New Year
Broker warns that high-profile losses in the sector could impact renewals
Insurer rolls out fraud solution across its household and commercial business
Fraudulent insurance claims are on the rise – fact – and this trend is set to continue. Jessica Pothering examines how the recession influences human behaviour and what action the insurance industry is taking
The results of Provident's fraud detection solution set an impressive standard for the industry. Liz McMahon finds out how, since Digilog's introduction, the insurer has trebled its detection rate for false claims
Nine in every 10,000 insurance applications are fraudulent, say Experian
The insurance industry and police have recently joined forces in an initiative designed to quash fraudulent activity, however it continues to rise, particularly in the motor arena. Liz Booth uncovers some typical attempts to defraud
Insurance Age editor, Martin Friel, talks to David Ross, head of media relations at the CII, and Insurance Age news editor Louise Meeson about how the press dealt with the leading stories in October
Women are the worst offenders according to research by Opinion Matters
John Beadle, chairman of the Insurance Fraud Bureau, heralds the outcome of the investigation
According to figures from TCF Motor the number of fraudulent motor theft claims has increased year on year
According to new research by Ordnance Survey nearly three quarters of UK fraud investigators have seen an increase in fraudulent claims
Emmanuel Kenning reviews industry responses to research from the British Insurance Brokers' Association.
The FSA fine three HSBC firms for being careless with personal data
Cunningham Lindsey has doubled the size of one of its investigation teams in response to an increase...
With the news that Axa has set up a specialist anti-fraud team and begun investigating more than 400 motor accident cases in which fraudulent activity has been suspected, MichelleWorvell asks if the industry is winning the fight against fraud and what…
As many small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) struggle to survive the current economic instabilit...
Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) has warned that Bernard Madoff's alleged £32bn fraud could potentially ...
As the credit crunch wrangles on, insurers are seeing evidence of increasing underwriting fraud, cos...