The ugly truth

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

Speaking volumes

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

An uphill struggle

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

What the papers say

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

Motor fraud on rise

According to figures from TCF Motor the number of fraudulent motor theft claims has increased year on year

Insurance fraud soars

According to new research by Ordnance Survey nearly three quarters of UK fraud investigators have seen an increase in fraudulent claims

Scam busters

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…

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