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Cutting corners to get cheaper motor insurance backfiring on thousands of motorists warns the ABI

13 Aug 2015

Latest figures from the ABI (Association of British Insurers) shows that in 2014 insurers uncovered 212,000 attempted dishonest applications for motor insurance. The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), who manage cross-industry, large scale ghost broker investigations, is currently dealing with 26 cases of ghost broking fraud.

38 people charged with crash for cash fraud in Cumbria

27 Jul 2015

Police have charged 38 people for “Cash for Crash” insurance fraud offences in Cumbria. The investigation has been run in partnership with the Cumbria Constabulary, the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) and the Crown Prosecution Service.

Fraudsters making 350 fake insurance claims every day

13 Jul 2015

Read the Daily Mail's coverage of the news from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) that in 2014 insurers detected 350 fake insurance claims every day.

Exposing insurance cheats

13 Jul 2015

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has published statistics which show that in 2014, insurers uncovered 350 insurance frauds worth £3.6 million every day.

Prolific fraudster jailed for 38 months for £33k Aviva con

09 Jun 2015

Post Magazine (subscription required)

WATCH: £1m 'crash for cash' scam which has left three Merseyside men facing jail

01 Apr 2015

Liverpool Echo

IFB announces appointments to supervisory board

19 Feb 2015

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Intelligence sharing agreement between IFB and police to target criminal gangs is renewed

12 Feb 2015

Post Magazine (subscription required)

IFB makes key hires to drive forward new fraud fighting strategy

05 Jan 2015

Insurance Times (subscription required)

Tesco fraudster sentenced to three years after Operation Catcher sting

22 Dec 2014

Post Magazine (subscription required)

IFED makes 1,000th arrest

19 Dec 2014

Insurance Times (subscription required)

Queen's Park man jailed for £270k crash for cash insurance scam

19 Dec 2014

Brent and Kilburn Times

New look IFB technical board to be chaired by AXA fraud boss Davies

15 Dec 2014

Post Magazine (subscription required)

AXA's Richard Davies to chair IFB techincal board

15 Dec 2014

Insurance Times (subscription required)

Fraudster given ten months suspended jail sentence

08 Dec 2014

Insuranceage.co.uk

Lidl fraudster pretends to slip on wet bag in supermarket to claim compensation

05 Dec 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Insurance fraudster branded a "fool" by judge

05 Dec 2014

itv.com

Fraud 2014: Defendant parties prioritised to assist with IFB strategy

13 Nov 2014

Post Magazine (subscription required)

'Crash for cash' incidents hit all-time high, says Aviva

06 Nov 2014

The Guardian

IFB set for a busy 2015 as it looks to fill details in five-year plan

17 Oct 2014

Post Online (subscription required)

Insurance Fraud Bureau to move beyond motor from 2015

17 Oct 2014

Insurance Times (subscription required)

IFB opens membership to brokers

01 Oct 2014

Insurance Times (subscription required)

Five people arrested over suspected 'crash for cash' scam

28 Jul 2014

Liverpool Echo

Insurers Expose £1.3bn In Fraudulent Claims

30 May 2014

Sky News

44 Sentenced For Huge Huddersfield Crash for Cash Scam

05 Apr 2014

Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Gang of Fraudsters Jailed for Half a Million Pound Crash-for-Cash Scam in a Bus...

25 Jan 2014

Mail Online

Eight Years for Sheffield Crooks Who Staged 'Crash for Cash' with 12-ton Bus

24 Jan 2014

Yorkshire Post

Bradford is UK's "crash for cash" hotspot

02 Dec 2013

itv.com

Bradford shamed by fake crash hotspots

02 Dec 2013

Yorkshire Post

Birmingham's 'Cash for Crash' Shame Revealed

02 Dec 2013

Birmingham Mail

86 Charged in 'Crash for Cash' Probe by Gwent Police

03 Oct 2013

BBC News

Crash for Cash Gang Found Guilty

26 Sep 2013

Daily Mail

Four Found Guilty Over Bus 'Crash For Cash' Scam

26 Sep 2013

Yorkshire Post

11 Guilty in Crash For Cash Scam

25 Sep 2013

ITV News

Interview: Ben Fletcher: Taking The Fight to Fraudsters

25 Sep 2013

Post Magazine (subscription required)

£400m Cash Crash Crook

28 Jul 2013

The Sun

Expertise-In-Action: Claims Fraud - Contagion

09 May 2013

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Driving a Fraud Bargain

24 Mar 2013

Daily Star

£3 Million Crash Scam Gang Leader Jailed for Four Years

19 Mar 2013

The Mirror

'Crash-For-Cash' Scan in Durham 'Pur Car Insurance up by £100'

18 Mar 2013

BBC News

Police Uncover Country's Largest 'Crash for Cash' Insurance Scam

18 Mar 2013

The Telegraph

The Face of Crash-For-Cash Insurance Fraud

18 Mar 2013

Mail Online

Fraud: A War on all Fronts

14 Mar 2013

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Crash for Cash Warning

11 Mar 2013

Fleet News

Insurance Fraudsters Jailed for Organised Claims Scam

06 Mar 2013

News Insurances

Octagon Supports Insurance Industry's Fight Against Fraud

03 Mar 2013

News Insurances

'Cash for Crash Fraudsters Sentenced to Jail after Deadly Accident

15 Feb 2013

Huffington Post

'Crash for Cash': Men Jailed for Fatal Scam

15 Feb 2013

Sky News

Danyal Buckharee Admits Duping Hundreds of Drivers

01 Feb 2013

BBC News

Comman Admits to Selling False Policies

01 Feb 2013

Insurance Age

Fraudster Jailed Using Towergate CCTV Footage

29 Jan 2013

Insurance Age

'Crash for Cash' Gang Found Guilty of Road Death on A40

10 Jan 2013

London Evening Standard

Cash for Crash Gang Facing Lengthy Jail Terms

10 Jan 2013

Daily Mail

£278,000 Bill for Nelson insurance Fraud Family

20 Dec 2012

Lancashire Telegraph

IFB and IFED head to parliament

28 Nov 2012

Post Magazine

Report Reveals 'Crash for Cash' Fraud Costs UK Motorists £392 million

26 Nov 2012

Fleet News

Five Arrested in Fraud Investigation After Raid on Sunderland Insurance Firm

23 Nov 2012

Sunderland Echo

Crash-For-Cash Scams Costing Honest Motorists Nearly £400m A Year

22 Nov 2012

Daily Mail

Mass Backs "Astonishing" 'Crash for Cash' Report

22 Nov 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Almost 10% of the UK Would Consider 'Crash for Cash' Scam

22 Nov 2012

Insurance Age

40 Arrested in Gwent Police 'Crash for Cash' Probe

29 Oct 2012

South Wales Argus

Crime Stoppers

24 Oct 2012

Insurance Times (subscription required)

Application Fraudsters 'Going Back to Basics' to Beat Security

23 Oct 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

BBC Documentary Series Debunks Myth of 'Easy Crime' Insurance Fraud

09 Oct 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

IFB Boss Bird: Tackling Fraud is a 'Source of Competitive Advantage'

18 Sep 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Insurance Fraud Register To Be Accessible to Life and Lloyd's Markets

18 Sep 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

View From the Top: Winning the War on Fraud?

18 Sep 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

ABI Launches Insurance Fraud Register

13 Sep 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Insurance Fraud Hits £1bn A Year

13 Sep 2012

City A.M.

Insurance Fraud Register Launched

13 Sep 2012

Finance Markets

Motor Insurance Fraud Up 10% Since 2010

12 Sep 2012

Insurance Times (subscription required)

Claims Club 10th Anniversary: A Decade of Debate

04 Sep 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Shocked by Your Car Insurance Costs? Here's Who To Blame for Some of It

16 Aug 2012

Daily Mirror

Crash for Cash Masterminds Jailed Following IFB Investigation

07 Aug 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Insurance Cheat Jailed for 'Crash for Cash' Scam

07 Aug 2012

Insurance Age

IFB Uncovers Huge "Crash for Cash" Scam

07 Aug 2012

Insurance People

IFB Investigations Lead to Arrest of Trio on Suspicion of Identity Fraud

23 Jul 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

IFB Success In Indentity Fraud Pilot

23 Jul 2012

Insurance Daily

IFB Joins in Insurance Indentity Fraud Crackdown

23 Jul 2012

News Insurances

IFB Strikes Deal to "Close Net" on Fraudsters

09 Jul 2012

Insurance Age

Broker Focus: Fraud - First Line of Defence

06 Jun 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

IFB Appoints Andrew Buck to Roll-Out Insurance Fraud Register

21 May 2012

Insurance Daily

Crash for Cash Gangs on Prowl

12 May 2012

West Midlands Express & Star

IFB Bolsters Fight Against Fraud with Four Appointments

08 May 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Cash-For-Crash Scam Passengers's Whiplash Payouts

03 May 2012

The Sun

A Ring of Steel to Combat Fraud

10 Apr 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Uncovering Fraud

02 Apr 2012

Insurance Age

Application Fraud: Deliberate Use of Inaccurate Information on the Rise

22 Mar 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Insurance Bosses Invited to Discuss Common Standard For Telematics

15 Mar 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Nine Arrested in Insurance Scam Round Up

12 Mar 2012

News wales

Fraudulent Claims Continue to Plague Insurers, as Index Shows Rise in Cases

06 Mar 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

Fraud Register To Launch in July

10 Feb 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

DNA Evidence Foils Insurance Fraud Scammer

25 Jan 2012

Bexhill Observer

IFB Appoints Bird As Full-Time Director

24 Jan 2012

Post Magazine (subscription required)

DNA On Air Bag Foils Car Insurance Claim

19 Jan 2012

Money Highstreet

IFB strategic plan could take 'beyond five years' to implement

01 Jan 0001

Post Magazine (subscription required)