Insurance Fraud Bureau

Fraud Types

Application fraud

Where inaccurate or misleading information has been provided to obtain insurance cover.

Examples include lying to an issuer, supplying false documentation or selling fake insurance policies.

Report application fraud

Claims fraud

You suspect someone has voluntarily provided, or has been coerced to provide inaccurate information as part of an insurance claim.

Examples include inventing or exaggerating a repair, illness or injury; deliberately causing an accident, or supplying misleading evidence as part of an insurance claim.

Report claims fraud

Claims farming

Actively incentivising someone to make a false claim or provide misleading information as part of a genuine insurance claim.

Examples include unsolicited calls, emails, or messages on social media.

Report claims farming

Data theft

Stealing or acquiring personal data to obtain insurance or make a fraudulent insurance claim.

Report data theft