22 Dec 2014
Two men jailed for insurance fraud
19 Dec 2014
Suspected insurance fraudsters dealt with by IFED tops 1,000
15 Dec 2014
Richard Davies, Global Chief Fraud Control Officer, AXA, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) Technical Board.
06 Nov 2014
The Insurance Fraud Bureau has confirmed that it will take over the administration of Good Practice Guidelines that aim to help establish consistent practice across the industry.
06 Nov 2014
Early adopters of the Insurance Fraud Register (IFR) are seeing the benefits as the impact of the industry’s latest tool in the fight against fraud is felt.
17 Oct 2014
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) will extend its fight against organised fraud into other product lines, following the launch of its new strategy (2015 – 2019) today.
01 Oct 2014
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has unveiled a new broker membership model that will open intelligence sharing to a wider broker audience and further strengthen the industry’s collective fight against organised fraud.
26 Sep 2014
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has welcomed the latest ‘day of action’ by the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED), praising their crackdown on liability fraud.
25 Sep 2014
A joint investigation by Cumbria Police and the Insurance Fraud Bureau into suspected fraud has resulted in 4 arrests.
29 Aug 2014
The final defendant in an organised Crash for Cash scam has been sentenced to 18 months in prison, suspended for two years, at Reading Crown Court.
18 Aug 2014
The leader of a Crash for Cash scam and his stooge driver have been sentenced to a total of more than 5 ½ years in prison for their involvement in an organised Crash for Cash scam.
12 Aug 2014
2013 saw a record number of reports to the Insurance Fraud Bureau's (IFB's) Cheatline and 2014 looks set to beat that strong performance.
08 Aug 2014
The insurance industry's fight to detect and disrupt insurance fraud reached a double milestone today following an early morning arrest in Luton.
21 Jul 2014
The Insurance Fraud Bureau's (IFB's) position in the insurance industry’s fight against fraud has been reinforced with the renewal of its official designation as a Specified Anti-Fraud Organisation (SAFO) by the Home Office
01 Jul 2014
Southern Rock Insurance Company Limited (SRICL) has become the latest member of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), strengthening the industry's collective fight against organised fraud.
25 Jun 2014
Three people have been convicted for their involvement in an organised Crash for Cash scam that purposely targeted innocent motorists in hope of causing collisions to profit from fraudulent personal injury claims.
11 Jun 2014
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has today launched an industry-wide consultation on its future strategic direction.
30 May 2014
The value of fraudulent insurance claims uncovered by insurers rose to a record £1.3 billion in 2013, up 18% on the previous year according to figures published today (30 May) by the Association of British Insurers. This figure is more than double the cost the UK's shoplifting bill.
11 Apr 2014
The final defendant standing trial for the landmark case investigated by Thames Valley Police into a fatal Crash for Cash collision on 11 June 2011, was convicted and sentenced to nine years' imprisonment today (11/4), at Reading Crown Court.
04 Apr 2014
Police in Kirklees have dismantled a cash for crash scam operating out of Kirklees as over 40 people were sentenced on Friday after a series of four linked court cases.
02 Apr 2014
Thames Valley Police has arrested three people after carrying out five warrants in Reading this morning (2/4). The warrants are part of Operation Shunt, an investigation into so-called 'crash for cash' schemes, in which offenders deliberately cause road traffic collisions in order to commit insurance fraud.
25 Mar 2014
The IFB has welcomed the further sentencing of three convicted insurance fraudsters, for failing to repay their ill-gotten gains.
20 Feb 2014
The IFB are pleased to announce that specialist motor insurer Haven has become its latest customer and member of the insurance industry's fight against fraud.
29 Jan 2014
A group of fraudsters who orchestrated a complex cash-for-crash scam involving staged collisions across South and West Yorkshire were today sentenced to a total of more than 10 years in prison.
20 Jan 2014
More people than ever before blew the whistle on insurance fraud, as public reports of insurance fraud to the Insurance Fraud Bureau topped 6000 in 2013, a 32% increase on the previous high.