ABI launches Insurance Fraud Register

Otto Thoresen

The national database of proven fraudsters will be used across all lines at all stages of the product, and is due to be fully up and running in the next six to eight months. This comes nine months after the ABI-funded Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department was launched in January. The IFR was given the go-ahead in July 2011. The register was originally set to launch early in 2012 but was pushed back to July. Under the IFR, insurance companies will be required to tell policyholders that they w