The ABI’s latest research on insurance fraud in the UK did not use the phrase “ghost broking” but it did reference a fraudster being jailed for selling fake motor insurance policies.
Research from ABI reveals one insurance fraud per minute was discovered.
The fraudsters involved in the “elaborate” scam, which targeted minicab drivers, got suspended sentences and community service.
The software house has spear-headed the initiative to tackle quote manipulation and Brightside, Be Wiser, and Bedford Insurance have signed up.
Emmanuel Kenning and Sian Barton explore the stories that hit the headlines this week.
Jonathan Swift and Ida Axling discuss the stories behind the headlines of this week's most read.
Fraudster sentenced to a year in prison after stealing more than £10,000 from Aviva, RSA, Allianz, Direct Line and Axa.
The most clicked articles by brokers this week included a court case decision, Covéa office closures, two stories about Axa and an opinion piece on MGAs.
Industry responds after the regulator fails to stop clone broker on Facebook.
Paul Asplin, the former CEO at Das, was found guilty of fraud charges alongside ex Das claims director David Kearns and former wife, Sally Jones.
After Insurance Age saved the day and had a Facebook page operated by fraudsters shut down, Ida Axling questions why the regulator failed.
Insurance Age gets page operated by fraudsters removed from the social media site.
Certified forensic interviewer Chris Norris on how ghost brokers thrive on the internet and techniques to stop them.
Service also aimed at preventing fronting on motor quotes.
Clive Jones, general manager at Car Insurance 4 u, says broker has had calls and emails from a number of potential clients who have been approached by the fraudsters.
Regulator says scammers are giving out the details of Car Insurance 4 u to convince people they work for a genuine firm.
Insurance Age’s editor and reporter get behind the headlines of the most read stories of this week.
Fraudster took money from the insurer to fund gambling habit.
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Fraudsters sentenced to three years and seven months, and 16 months in prison respectively.
LV’s Milliner and Matt Patterson, of Admiral and David Baker, of Direct Line, have also been appointed to the fraud taskforce board.
Insurance Age's editor and reporter share their thoughts on Biba 2018 and a strong week for puns in headlines.
Former insurance broker was sentenced to 12 months in jail after gaining £25,000 from setting up fake car insurance policies and using his contacts book from his time as a broker.