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CIFAS Reveals 27% Increase in Fraud
Cifas members report a 27% rise in false insurance claims across the UK in the past year, with spikes in household and motor insurance
CIFAS 21/3/2019


Teacher’s whiplash claim found to be fundamentally dishonest
A teacher claimed she’d been almost knocked off her bike by a van, which the driver and his passenger denied
youTalkinsurance 11/3/2019


Three Men Convicted of murdering Five people in Leicester explosion
Three men have been convicted of murder after deliberately starting a fire at a Leicester shop that killed five people, including a woman and her two sons, in a plot to claim a £300,000 insurance pay-out.
The Guardian 28/12/2018


Manchester Arena attack insurance fraudster ordered to pay back £139,000
The woman used details of friends and family to make 31 fraudulent medical claims
youTalkinsurance 18/9/2018


Judge convicts 'cash for crash' trio without jury after attempts to bribe jurors
A judge who discharged a jury after attempts were made to bribe its members has convicted three men involved in a "cash for crash" scam....
Doncaster Free Press 28/2/2017


How investigators use Facebook to snare insurance fraudsters
One of the country's top insurance companies says it has witnessed a 25pc increase in "claims fraud detection" in the last two years.
News Irish News 28/2/2017


37 years for Leeds bandits whose ‘cash for crash’ fraud led to death of Betty, 88
A PROFESSIONAL crime network was behind a conspiracy which led to the death of a great grandmother killed by a cash for crash gang, a court heard
The Yorkshire Post 28/2/2017


Fraud officers arrest a mother and son after they 'faked her death in a Zanzibar car crash to collect the £140,000 pay out'
Mother accused of faking death in Zanzibar car crash but was actually in Canada
Daily Mail 15/2/2017


Crash-for-cash scammers targeting drivers in Leicestershire - for the past TWO years Read more at http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/crash-for-cash-scammers-targeting-drivers-in-leicestershire-for-the-
An eye witness has come forward to expose a crash-for-cash scam targeting motorists at a busy Leicestershire roundabout.
Leicester Mercury 7/2/2017


Innocent pensioner died after four fraudsters rammed into car in 'crash for cash' plot, court hears
An innocent pensioner died after four fraudsters rammed into a car in a “crash for cash” plot, a court heard.
The Telegraph 7/2/2017


Wedding picture ruins possible £25k insurance scam after Facebook search rumbles dodgy pair
This is the wedding picture that lifted the lid on a possible £25,000 insurance scam.
Daily Record 6/2/2017


Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable"
The judge also said he found the man to be “guarded and defensive”.
The Journal 6/2/2017


Crash for cash' gang of 19 men and women who engineered 300 accidents to make £1.1m fake insurance claims are jailed for total of 24 years
Ringleader Mohammed Zubair Jamil was estimated to have caused 300 crashes
Mail on line 20/12/2016


Nine months extra jail time for the Carlisle cash for crash mastermind
A criminal locked up for masterminding a £600,000 fraud has had nine months added to his sentence for other crimes.
Nes and Star 8/12/2016


New technology will tackle insurance fraud, says inventor of Jolt crash-recording app
NEW technology could be the only way to crack down on the fraud which has prevented the motor insurance sector from making a profit for 14 years.
Daily Echo 7/12/2016


Munster-based fraud ring 'claims more than €1m in 10 years'
An insurance company has claimed that an insurance fraud ring operating in Munster has claimed more than €1 million in the last decade.
RTE 7/12/2016


Seven years for 'cash for crash' mastermind
The mastermind behind Cumbria’s biggest ever “cash for crash” insurance fraud has been jailed for seven years.
News and Star 18/11/2016


Judge hears of huge "cash for crash" scam as hearing gets underway
Carlisle's most senior Crown Court judge has begun sentencing 35 people who were part of a huge "cash for crash" insurance fraud.
News and Star 17/11/2016


Crackdown on whiplash claims could knock £40 off car insurance bills
Ministry of Justice announces plan to tackle ‘toxic’ compensation culture by making it much tougher to win payouts
The Guardian 17/11/2016


Epsom ghostbroker sentenced for £89,000 fraud
Renan Gomes admitted to setting up over 100 fraudulent car insurance policies.
Insurance Age 25/5/2016


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