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2013

Ageas Retail business joins industry’s fight against organised fraud

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)

IFB announce latest appointment to fraud fighting team

04 Dec 2013

The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has announced that Stuart Gee has joined the Bureau as the new Head of Operations.

Crimestoppers and IFB Appeal To The Public To Share Information On Criminals Staging Car Accidents And Risking Public Safety

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.

IFB and IFED Launch Campaign Warning Young Drivers About Fraudsters Selling Fake Insurance

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.

IFB proposes 3 point plan for tackling rogue CMCs

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.

Elite addition to IFB’s fraud fighting partnership

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).

IFB welcomes fraud sentencing consultation

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.

IFB targets growth with new appointment

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.

New member supports IFB fraud fight

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.

John O’Roarke appointed IFB Chairman

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).

'Crash for Cash' Trial Ends

19 Mar 2013

A long-running trial into fraudulent car insurance claims has ended at Newcastle Crown Court.

IFB to share intelligence on criminal gangs with UK police forces

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.

Insurance fraudsters jailed for organised claims scam

05 Mar 2013

Two fraudsters who made thousands of pounds from fraudulent insurance claims have been jailed.

Octagon bolsters insurance industry’s fight against fraud

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.

CMC closed and fraudsters jailed following IFB investigation

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.

Fifteen Due In Court To Face 'Crash For Cash' Fraud Charges

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.

IFB appoints new Director

30 Jan 2013

Ben Fletcher has been appointed as the new Director of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB).

‘Crash for cash’ fraudster who targeted HGV jailed

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.

Four Found Guilty For Their Part In 'Crash for cash' Case

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.