Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB)

BGL's Peter Thompson on combating insurance fraud

Detecting and and deterring insurance fraud is a priority for many in the insurance industry. Peter Thompson, BGL Group’s CEO for insurance, distribution and outsourcing, looks at what’s next in the industry's fight against insurance fraud and reflects…

Blog: Breaking the under-reporting habit

In order to solve a problem, we need to accept that it’s there. This principle is common sense – and it certainly applies to insurers’ fight against financial crime, says Dennis Toomey, global head of insurance fraud at BAE Systems.

IFB counter fraud platform goes live

A counter fraud intelligence sharing platform, developed by the Insurance Fraud Bureau to help the industry fight the £2bn annual fraud bill, has gone live.

Blog: Database overload

The insurance industry has achieved many successes in its fight against fraud but it now needs to address database overload, urges Steve Crystal, head of financial crime at Sedgwick.

Commercial insurance fraud: Improving detection

There might be disagreement as to how large the gap is between the resources committed to combatting commercial fraud when compared to personal lines – underlined by the recent Post/Crif research. But, there is at least some consensus around a lack of…

Commercial insurance fraud: Where future priorities lie

Closing the gap between the commercial and personal lines insurance sectors in the battle against fraud is a growing priority. Sara Costantini, director at Crif Decision Solutions, looks at what can be done now and where might the future priorities lie.

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