Fraudster made £253,000 from selling fraudulent car insurance policies to over 50 people in Bradford.
Regulator urges recipients to delete emails without opening them.
Indemnity Risk Solutions claims manager funded lavish lifestyle through fraud.
The appointed representative, which offers cover for mobile devices, is to partner with machine learning firm Featurespace to prevent fraud.
Broker said move comes after demand for the cover from businesses.
The software house has teamed up with Verisk Insurance Solutions on a vehicle fraud check system.
City of London Police arrested two men and a woman suspected of acting as unregistered insurance brokers.
This is the first time IFED officers have had a successful conviction under the Bribery Act.
The fraudster has been given three months to pay money back or face jail.
Former employee had been sentenced in May to 10 months in prison for fraud.
Police say that since IFED was set up it has investigated 86 cases as it announces crackdown on ghost broking activity.
High profile cases show the need for better controls and importance of fidelity guarantee insurance
Supreme Court ruling could “make everybody’s job more difficult” warn claims experts
IFED confirms it is the first time it has charged suspects under the Bribery Act.
The ongoing suffering of SSP users dominated the market news for another week. The issue almost pulled off a clean sweep of the top 5 most read but readers were also interested in the broker who pleaded guilty to stealing £273,000 from his former firm.
Facebook photos were used as evidence at Wandsworth Crown Court.
Association highlights rise in dishonest liability insurance claims such as “slip and trip”.
Newspaper reports ex-broker will be sentenced on 26 September.
Criminal court cases led the way for reader interest this week coming in at top spot and third place respectively. Brokers were also introduced to new products, Zurich staff cuts and Towergate’s results.
Gurmukh Shehri was convicted of defrauding Biba of nearly £25,000 over three years.
Simon Higginson and Lee Willis were convicted of defrauding Willis of £1.7m over more than a decade.
London-based fraudster tried to make over £39,000 of personal injury claims.
Supreme Court decides insurers can use evidence emerging after a settlement to recover pay-outs.
Father sentenced to 100 hours of community service after lying about son's criminal convictions.