The predicted coronavirus-related economic hit is being compared to the 2008 recession, with financial pressure a driver of insurance fraud.
Detecting and and deterring insurance fraud is a priority for many in the insurance industry. Peter Thompson, BGL Group’s CEO for insurance, distribution and outsourcing, looks at what’s next in the industry's fight against insurance fraud and reflects…
The recently appointed head of the Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department, Edelle Michaels, told Post insurers need to be more "joined-up" in the campaign to identify suspects and protect victims.
In the 29th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss the prevention, detection and prosecution of insurance fraud at a time of pandemic.
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
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning over an unauthorised firm pretending to be Speedy Insurance.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning about scammers using an authorised firm’s name to trick consumers via a website.
The Financial Conduct Authority has alerted consumers to two unauthorised insurance firms offering car insurance in the UK.
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 clone firm has been masquerading as UK General, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned.
An unauthorised car insurance broker has been targeting customers in the UK, the regulator has warned.
Can a niche insurance user experience be scaled to drive revenue growth? Post, in association with EXL, gathered together a number of insurance industry experts to explain how
Keoghs partner James Heath, pictured, was handed the achievement prize at the Fraud Awards last night in what proved to be a fruitful night for the law firm.
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.
Over half a million attempts at insurance fraud were detected in 2017, equivalent to one fraud every minute.
It’s that time of year again. The trains are relatively empty, and out of office replies are basically a given.
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
Crime numbers that show a decline in insurance fraud are not likely to be representative, the Insurance Fraud Bureau has warned.
Insurers and lawyers trying to automate claims through artificial intelligence must be careful not to violate ethical boundaries, explains Andrew Dunkley, head of analytics at BLM, pointing to the Cambridge Analytica scandal as a warning sign.
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.
The insurance industry needs to share information about known fraud to prevent multiple teams from duplicating the same work, according to Julia Walker-Smith, associate director of fraud at BGL Group.
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