19 Dec 2018
Hiscox is announced as the latest insurer member to come on board, with the IFB welcoming six new members in 2018.
31 Oct 2018
Results from a recent survey that shows suspicious adverts for car insurance are rife on social media. Whilst it's worrying that one in three young people have seen a suspicious advert, what's more concerning is that two thirds of people admitted that they wouldn't even check if the seller had a website before buying motor insurance
09 Oct 2018
Two dangerous insurance fraudsters who put innocent motorists at risk by forcing them into collisions around Slough, have been sentenced to 18 years’ in prison collectively for their crimes.
01 Oct 2018
XS Direct will join the fight against insurance fraud as the latest addition to IFB’s expanding broker model.
10 Sep 2018
An individual from Birmingham was sentenced on Friday 7 September 2018 to 22 months in prison for crash for cash crimes.
22 Aug 2018
Following a joint investigation by the IFB, its insurer members and City of London Police's Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) four fraudsters have been sentenced for their roles in a crash for cash scam.
07 Aug 2018
Insurance fraudsters from East London who were involved in an elaborate ghost broking scheme have been sentenced today to 57 months’ suspended sentences and 480 hours’ unpaid work for conspiracy to commit fraud following an investigation involving the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), its insurer members and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).
16 Jul 2018
Following a joint investigation between the IFB, its insurer members and Derbyshire Constabulary, eleven people have been sentenced for their role in a crash for cash scam which saw the gang of fraudsters staging collisions in order to make exaggerated or bogus insurance claims.
02 Jul 2018
Premier Insurance Company Limited (PICL) is the latest insurer member to join the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) in its collective fight against fraud.
29 Jun 2018
Final sentences have been handed down to the fraudsters involved in the second phase of a large scale crash for cash scam.
18 Jun 2018
Last Friday, 15 June 2018, marked the conclusion of a series of trials in which a total of 77 fraudsters either pleaded or were found guilty for their role in a major insurance fraud scam.
25 May 2018
On Thursday 24 May two fraudsters involved in an elaborate ghost broking operation received custodial sentences for conspiracy to defraud insurance companies following a joint investigation between the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), the City of London Police’s Major Proactive Crime Team and IFB’s insurer members.
23 May 2018
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) is pleased to announce Aviva’s Rob Townend as the new Chair of the IFB Board and at the same time welcome three new members onto the Board. Rob, Managing Director of Aviva UK General Insurance, will be replacing Amanda Blanc.
21 May 2018
The Insurance Fraud Bureau’s (IFB) broker membership model is going from strength to strength with the announcement that it is welcoming BGL Group, one of the leading insurance brokers in the UK, into its membership.
15 May 2018
Following a joint investigation between the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), its insurer members and the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED), a former Insurance Broker turned Ghost Broker sentenced at Hull Crown Court to 12 months in prison.
09 May 2018
Following a POCA hearing on Tuesday 8 May at Liverpool Crown Court, a former Police Officer with Lancashire Constabulary, was handed a £367,772.50 confiscation order.
25 Apr 2018
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) is celebrating the success of its Affiliate Model one year since it was launched in April 2017 as a means to extend its membership to the wider insurance industry.
13 Apr 2018
Five people have pleaded guilty and a further five were found guilty of conspiracy to defraud, following two trials at Derby Crown Court.
13 Apr 2018
On 11 April 2018, a fraudster was jailed for attempting to steal over £321,000 by selling 21 fake car insurance policies and making 18 fraudulent motor insurance claims for fictional car accidents.
19 Feb 2018
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) is pleased to welcome David Nichols, Chief Claims Officer at Zurich and Graham Gibson, Chief Claims Officer at Allianz onto the IFB Board.
07 Feb 2018
Joining the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) with their defendant services, Morris Orman Hearle is the latest member to strengthen the IFB’s Affiliate Model.
05 Feb 2018
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) is pleased to announce that it has formally contracted in the UK with Mohawk Security, who offer an innovative solution focused on validation, recovery of assets and the exposure of fraud.
05 Feb 2018
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) is supporting the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department’s (IFED) national ghost broking awareness campaign.
29 Jan 2018
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) is warning motorists to be extra vigilant on the roads after analysis reveals that 29 January is the day you are most likely to be targeted by a crash for cash fraudster.
03 Jan 2018
Carpenters is the latest affiliate member to join the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), joining the IFB’s Affiliate Model with its defendant services.