Insurance Fraud Bureau

2022

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The IFB welcomes removal of the EU’s Vnuk ruling from UK law

25 Apr 2022

The Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill has passed through all stages of the House of Lords, removing the EU's controversial ruling from UK law which is expected to prevent cases of motor insurance fraud on private land.

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Somerset drivers urged to report dangerous ‘Crash for Cash’ scams following rise in reports around the town of Frome

14 Apr 2022

The Insurance Fraud Bureau has received a rise in reports of suspected 'Crash for Cash' scams in the town of Frome and nearby village of Beckington.

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Fraudster ordered to pay £58K following bogus Lamborghini Aventador claims

12 Apr 2022

A fraudster from Greater Manchester has been been ordered to pay £58,000 in compensation to insurers, along with a suspended prison sentenced and 200 hours of unpaid work, after making fraudulent insurance claims on a luxury sports car.

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A 'Crash for Cash' every four minutes - Drivers urged to report widespread car crash scams on Crimewatch Live feature

23 Mar 2022

Ben Fletcher, Director at the Insurance Fraud Bureau has appeared on BBC One’s Crimewatch Live to urge viewers to be vigilant to dangerous ‘Crash for Cash’ scams and come forward with evidence.

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Zego joins forces with the Insurance Fraud Bureau

18 Mar 2022

The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) is pleased to announce that Zego insurance has joined its membership to be part of the industry's fight against fraud.

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The IFB welcomes the Government's decision to include paid scam ads in the Online Safety Bill

09 Mar 2022

The IFB reacts to the Government's announcement that search engines and social media platformns will be legally required to prevent paid-for fraudulent adverts, as part of the Online Safety Bill.

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Crash for cash scammer in Northampton found guilty

25 Feb 2022

A 29-year-old man who induced a series of collisions at a junction in Northampton has been found guilty following a trial at Northampton Crown Court.

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Karl Parr appointed as non-executive Director on IFB Board

03 Feb 2022

The IFB is pleased to welcome Karl Parr, Claims Technical Services Director at Axa UK & Ireland, as a non-executive Director on its Board.