Home insurance premiums are soaring as rising inflation increases the cost of claims while fraud escalates, according to research findings.
A champion cage fighter has been ordered to pay court costs back to Aviva after his whiplash claim was ruled to be fundamentally dishonest.
Detective chief inspector Andrew Fyfe has been appointed as the new head of the City of London’s Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department.
The fixed-cost regime proposed for noise-induced hearing loss claims is like music to insurers’ ears, although it comes way after the hubbub
This week I attended a briefing on hostage negotiation skills organised by an underwriting association and a wine tasting hosted by a rehabilitation provider.
An insurance industry working group will begin to explore how behavioural science can be used to tackle insurance fraud.
A former underwriter has been sentenced to 15 months in prison suspended for two years after pleading guilty to numerous false insurance claims.
Insurers must de-silo their underwriting and claims departments if they are to effectively tackle fraud, an audience heard.
Insurers have a responsibility to their stakeholders to employ technology in the fight against fraud, an audience heard.
Fraudsters operating in the motor space are moving across to fraudulent gastric illness claims abroad, an audience heard.
Sue Jones, head of GI fraud strategy at LV, explains how fraud became an industry focus.
Insurance customers reported nine times more cases of social engineering as the major causes of data breaches in 2017 than in the previous year.
Adam Woodhouse, director of the CIO Advisory at KPMG, explains how the insurance industry can speed up its march towards digital labour.
Watchstone has filed its defence in the £637m lawsuit launched by Slater & Gordon in June.
The Association of British Insurers’ figures show that the UK insurance sector prevented 125,000 fraudulent claims in 2016, worth to the tune of £1.3bn.
The ABI's figures show that the insurance sector prevented 125,000 fraudulent claims in 2016, to the tune of £1.3bn. However, despite huge progress, the hard work does not and cannot stop here.
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.
Eight men have been sentence for staging a bus crash and faking injuries after CCTV footage showed the alleged accident to be orchestrated.
Commercial Legal, part of the One Call Group has adopted lie detector technology within its claims operation.
Chatbots are all the rage at present, but a cursory test of a few available systems shows that we’re still a long way from passing the Turing test.
The leading lights of the claims sector gathered at the Brewery in London on Thursday night to mark this year's fraud fighters.
Exclusive: The insurer of Grenfell Tower has rejected two fraudulent claims over the fire, and paid out five others.
Two men have been sentenced for fraud after making “grossly exaggerated” injury claims worth over £80,000.
What does a Greek merchant in 300BC delivering corn on a cargo ship have in common with nearly one-tenth of today’s UK population? The answer is insurance fraud. Michèle Bacchus takes a closer look.