13 Dec 2013
The Ageas Retail business has become the latest member to join the insurance industry’s fight against organised fraud, having signed-up to the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB)
04 Dec 2013
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has announced that Stuart Gee has joined the Bureau as the new Head of Operations.
02 Dec 2013
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) and Crimestoppers are today alerting motorists to the nation’s ‘Crash for Cash’ hotspots and launching a campaign appealing for information on those making bogus claims, in a crime that collectively costs policyholders over £390 million every year.
20 Nov 2013
An animated video warning young motorists about being ripped off by fraudsters selling fake car insurance has been launched today by the IFB and Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) as part of a national awareness raising campaign.
05 Nov 2013
Speaking at a Westminster Legal Policy Forum event exploring the future of claims management regulation today, Director of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), Ben Fletcher, outlined a three point plan for tackling rogue Claims Management Companies (CMCs) involved in organised insurance fraud.
04 Oct 2013
Elite Insurance Company Limited has further bolstered the industry’s collective fight against organised fraud having signed-up as the newest member of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB).
27 Jun 2013
Director of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), Ben Fletcher, has welcomed a new consultation on sentencing for fraud, launched today by the Sentencing Council.
15 May 2013
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) is targeting further growth in its customer base having appointed a new Business Development Manager, Danny King.
10 May 2013
Tradewise has signed-up as a new member of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), boosting the industry’s collective fight against organised fraud.
07 May 2013
John O’Roarke, Managing Director of General Insurance at LV=, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB).
19 Mar 2013
A long-running trial into fraudulent car insurance claims has ended at Newcastle Crown Court.
15 Mar 2013
A landmark agreement between the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) will see intelligence on organised criminal gangs shared between the insurance industry and the police.
05 Mar 2013
Two fraudsters who made thousands of pounds from fraudulent insurance claims have been jailed.
01 Mar 2013
Octagon Insurance Company Limited has become the latest organisation to sign up as a member of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), bolstering the industry’s collective fight against organised fraud.
07 Feb 2013
A claims management company (CMC) has been shut down and two fraudsters jailed after the Insurance Fraud Bureau and Metropolitan Police exposed a ‘crash for cash’ fraud ring.
07 Feb 2013
Fifteen people alleged to have taken part in a 'Crash for Cash' scam totalling tens of thousands of pounds are due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court from 2pm today, 7 February.
30 Jan 2013
Ben Fletcher has been appointed as the new Director of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB).
29 Jan 2013
A criminal gang member who deliberately caused a crash with a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) to make fraudulent insurance claims has been jailed.
25 Sep 2012
Today, Wednesday, 25 September, four people from across England and Wales were convicted at Sheffield Crown Court for 'Crash for Cash' scams following a six-week hearing. A further seven had already admitted their part in the frauds.