Young people aged between 17 and 24 years old are most likely to fall prey to ghost broking scams, figures from the Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department reveal.
We have all experienced that heart-stopping moment when our phone rings and our eyes are greeted with the dreaded: "No caller ID."
An insurance worker has been sentenced to 26 months in prison for defrauding three different companies in the insurance industry worth £129,000.
Four men have been sentenced for carrying out a series of ‘crash for cash’ frauds, and then claiming against fraudulent insurance policies.
Over half a million attempts at insurance fraud were detected in 2017, equivalent to one fraud every minute.
Ghost broking is a growing threat and it is spreading to the commercial environment, Post held a roundtable with senior claims and fraud figures to discuss what the insurance industry should be doing about it
The Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department has launched a ‘crackdown’ of opportunistic fraud within personal injury and property claims.
A ghost broker who used victims’ details to make £321,000 of false car insurance claims has been jailed.
The Insurance Fraud Bureau has appointed two claims officers from major insurers to its board.
This week, the insurance industry received the news that the government’s controversial whiplash reforms are likely to be put into effect in April next year.
Two months on from his appointment as head of the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department, Post sat down with detective chief inspector Andy Fyfe to discuss the ways Ifed is tackling insurance fraud.
Ghost brokers have defrauded the public of £631,000 over the past three years.
13 people have been sentenced for conspiracy to defraud insurance company 1st Central following an Ifed investigation.
A man has been jailed and three others have been sentenced for orchestrating two cases of crash for cash frauds.
A man has been sentenced after making exaggerated insurance claims worth more than £240,000.
A man has been sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court after attempting to claim compensation on 13 separate occasions for alleged damage caused to his car.
A man who “grossly exaggerated” his burglary claim to insurers to the tune of £40,000 has been handed a nine month suspended sentence.
Detective chief inspector Andrew Fyfe has been appointed as the new head of the City of London’s Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department.
A former underwriter has been sentenced to 15 months in prison suspended for two years after pleading guilty to numerous false insurance claims.
A reality TV show contestant has been handed a 10-month custodial sentence suspended for two years after a bungee jump on national TV scuppered her fraudulent personal injury claim.
Two men have been sentenced for fraud after making “grossly exaggerated” injury claims worth over £80,000.
An ex-RSA employee has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a number of fraud offences totalling to £270,000.
Five people, including three Allianz employees who made £7000 from leaking more than 700 pieces of confidential data, have been sentenced for bribery offences.
A fraudster has been handed an eight month suspended sentence and a compensation order of £2000 after making 13 fraudulent claims totalling £12,069.