Fraud

Analysis: 19th Century insurance frauds

Scandal, fraud, deception and rabid profiteering have never been far away from the insurance industry. Indeed, it is probably fair to say they have been uneasy bedfellows ever since the modern insurance industry started to lay its foundations in this…

Analysis: Rise of the clones

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

This week: The wait is over

The wait began in 2017, and many of us felt that the agonising limbo might never end. But after two and a half years, the wait is finally over. That’s right: Kesha’s new album is out today.

Interview: James Long, Criterion MD

James Long assumed the position of managing director at Charles Taylor-owned loss adjuster Criterion in 2018, after 6 years at the company. He spoke to Post about the challenges the high net worth sector is facing, as well as predictions and plans for…

Blog: Future-proofing the broker model

The insurance market seems stuck on the idea that digitisation and a move to app-based insurance products, will negatively impact brokers. Inzura CEO Richard Jelbert explains why they should be seen as an opportunity instead.

This month in Post: Thomas Cook-up

In a week that was dominated by personal injury fracas, the revelation that Thomas Cook self-insured against all but the “very largest” PI claims may well take the cake for biggest botch up.

This week: All at sea

The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…

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