Detective chief inspector Edelle Michaels has been appointed as the head of the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department.
Insurance clone warnings doubled last year, as fraudsters got creative in their attempts to scam the public. Post investigates the rise of the clones and asks why it is so tough to police these fraudulent firms
Fraudsters have been convicted for falsely claiming a total of £775,000 from the Grenfell Tower victims’ fund.
Exclusive: Clare Lunn, director of fraud at LV, has been selected as a chair of the the General Insurance Fraud Committee.
‘Heartless’ insurance fraudster who made false Grenfell, Manchester Arena bombing and London Bridge terror attack claims jailed
A woman who made more than 50 fraudulent claims, including some involving the Grenfell Tower fire, Manchester Arena bombing and London Bridge terror attack, has been handed a jail sentence.
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.
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.
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…
Over half a million attempts at insurance fraud were detected in 2017, equivalent to one fraud every minute.
The Insurance Fraud Bureau has apointed Aviva’s managing director of UK General Insurance replacing former Axa UK CEO Amanda Blanc.
A ghost broker who used victims’ details to make £321,000 of false car insurance claims has been jailed.
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.
13 people have been sentenced for conspiracy to defraud insurance company 1st Central following an Ifed investigation.
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.
Insurers want to keep their competitive advantage but should share their expertise to combat fraud, says Lior Koskas, managing director of Digilog UK.
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.
Sue Jones, head of GI fraud strategy at LV, explains how fraud became an industry focus.
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 flood-hit shop owner has been ordered to pay compensation after attempting to falsely claim £107,000 from her insurer.
A man has been sentenced to a year behind bars after attempting to claim hundreds of thousands of pounds following a work injury.
The insurance sector thwarted 2,400 fraudulent insurance claims valued at £25m every week in 2016, according to figures from the Association of British Insurers.
Three crash for cash fraudsters have pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation following an Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department investigation.
With almost 173,000 reported cases last year, identity fraud is an ever-increasing problem. Insurers are taking a proactive approach to fight this pernicious problem