Ghost broking investigations accounting for quarter of IFB cases

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The number of ghost broking investigations has doubled since 2016, Stephen Dalton, head of intelligence and investigations at the Insurance Fraud Bureau, told Post.

“We are seeing a lot more ghost broker led investigations,” he confirmed listing that of 194 active investigations by the IFB some 57 are directed at ghost broking and a further 41 have elements of

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