20 Dec 2012
A family that claimed thousands of pounds in fake insurance claims have been ordered to pay back over £278,000.
11 Dec 2012
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) responds to the Ministry of Justice’s (MOJ) launch of a consultation on whiplash compensation.
23 Nov 2012
Northumbria Police have arrested five people as part of an on-going investigation into suspected fraudulent insurance claims in Sunderland.
23 Nov 2012
The IFB Board has announced they are now looking to appoint a permanent Director to steer the organisation into the next stage of its growth and development.
22 Nov 2012
‘Crash for Cash’ fraudsters are “gambling with the lives of UK motorists” and costing honest policyholders nearly £400 million every year, according to a new report published today by the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB).
22 Nov 2012
'Crash for Cash' Report - Putting the Brakes on Fraud
12 Oct 2012
AA Insurance Services Ltd has become the latest organisation to sign-up as a member of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), joining the industry’s collective fight against organised fraud.
11 Oct 2012
The head of an accident management company who processed fraudulent insurance claims has been jailed for 21 months.
01 Oct 2012
The insurance industry’s telephone hotline for members of the public to report fraud is now being hosted by independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers as part of a nine month pilot project.
13 Sep 2012
ABI lifts the lid on the 1 billion a year insurance fraud industry as the insurance fraud register is launched
10 Aug 2012
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has signed a new intelligence sharing agreement with the Government’s Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).
07 Aug 2012
An insurance fraudster who masterminded one of the UK’s biggest ‘crash for cash’ scams has been sentenced to seven years and three months in prison.
23 Jul 2012
Three suspected identity fraudsters have been arrested by the Metropolitan Police marking the Insurance Fraud Bureau’s (IFB) first involvement in one of the UK’s biggest investigations into identity fraud.
09 Jul 2012
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has signed a new intelligence sharing agreement with NAFN Data & Intelligence Services, which will see intelligence on known fraudsters shared between the insurance industry and local authorities.
04 Jul 2012
The Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) has arrested four men in Liverpool believed to be part of a suspected ‘crash for cash’ scam involving a bus.
23 May 2012
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) challenged brokers to join the fight against fraud at this year’s BIBA Conference 2012.
21 May 2012
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has recruited Andrew Buck to oversee the launch of the industry’s ground-breaking Insurance Fraud Register (IFR).
15 May 2012
PKF Report - The Resilience To Fraud Of The UK Insurance Sector
08 May 2012
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has today announced the appointment of four new members of staff, further bolstering the industry’s fight against organised motor insurance fraud.
02 Feb 2012
A delegation from the Polish Insurance Guarantee Fund (IGF) visited London today to learn more about the UK insurance industry’s pioneering fraud detection techniques.
24 Jan 2012
Phil Bird has been appointed to the IFB Director post on a 6 month secondment.
17 Jan 2012
Former police detectives working for award winning insurance retailer Hastings Direct have just helped secure the six month conviction of a 41 year old teacher for insurance fraud.