The industry saw 1300 insurance scams every day last year at an average cost of £12,000 each, according to numbers released by the Association of British Insurers.
A man has been handed a suspended sentence after making a fraudulent claim against Cardiff Council in road traffic accident case, despite dropping his initial claim.
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.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning over two brokers operating without a license via Instagram.
As we start the month of August, many of us are planning to jet off abroad for a well-deserved break. And for those who do, very few would dream of placing a false sickness claim in order to receive a pay-out that would inevitably land them in jail.
A holiday sickness fraudster, who persuaded holidaymakers to put in false claims in order to receive a pay-out, has been handed a 12 month prison sentence.
The Litigants in Person whiplash portal build may be progressing well, but fraud and a lack of clarity from the government could jeopardise its effectiveness, according to Sabre CEO Geoff Carter.
Exclusive: Clare Lunn, director of fraud at LV, has been selected as a chair of the the General Insurance Fraud Committee.
Thursday seemed an appropriate day for insurtech Hippo to announce the outcome of its latest funding round – with temperatures reaching 38°C in places, the urge to emulate the mud-wallowing tendencies of its namesake animal became more and more tempting.
BLM has won a fundamental dishonesty case against a fraudster who claimed for whiplash from an accident where she was not in the vehicle.
The insurance industry has woken up to the growing criminal threat. However, Dennis Toomey, global director of counter fraud analytics and operations at BAE Systems, highlights that much investment in this area has focused on the external threat.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning about fraudsters operating a clone of price comparison website Money Supermarket.
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned of an unregulated clone broker operating in the UK.
A fraud response initiative set up by managing general agent Pen Underwriting has more than halved the amount of money lost in cases of cyber conveyancing fraud since 2017.
Insurers still regularly use private detectives to investigate suspicious claims, despite the sector being largely unregulated. How are claims bosses navigating the potential pitfalls?
A clone firm has been masquerading as UK General, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned.
Insurers are coming under increasing pressure to develop new ways of pricing. But, while data and technology hold the key, insurers face some significant challenges as they move to this brave new world.
An unauthorised car insurance broker has been targeting customers in the UK, the regulator has warned.
Exclusive: Damage analysis from dozens of high speed car crashes could help traffic investigators spot fraudulent traffic collisions.
The insurance industry continues to treat cyber attacks and fraud as two independent problems. However, Dennis Toomey, global director of counter fraud analytics and operations at BAE Systems, argues they are in fact one and the same – and until the…
Only 15% of customers will claim on their motor policies this year so how can insurers increase trust in the sector and improve its reputation with such a small touch point with customers asks Andy James, chief commercial officer at First Central…
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.