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2014-09-16 08:22:20

SALEM, Ore., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You spend a lot on auto insurance, and you want it to be there for you when you need it. Taking the right steps after an accident can help make sure you'll get the insurance coverage you deserve. The Oregon Insurance Division regulates insurance companies operating in Oregon, and offers the following tips for after an auto accident: -- Oregon law requires that you call the police, and also file a report with the DMV, if there is more...

2014-09-15 12:20:58

Event Recognizes IASIU's 30th Anniversary GREENBORO, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) President and Chief Executive Officer, Joe Wehrle, addresses the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) during its annual training seminar today in Greensboro. In his remarks to the 700 in attendance, Wehrle will place special focus on emerging vehicle theft scams that utilize vehicle financing schemes and counterfeit...

2014-09-11 08:20:24

California and Florida Round Out the Top Three States DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As revealed in a new report released today by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), pickup trucks are a popular choice for both personal and work use, and given their wide range of applications and utility, they have become a favorite target by vehicle thieves as well. Between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2013, 9,441 pickup trucks were reported stolen....

2014-09-10 23:11:16

All too often, dishonest people will use schemes against unsuspecting drivers; Darras offers tips to spot a con and prevent being a potential victim. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In numerous reports from the LA Times to Insurance.com, the topic of staged auto accidents is something worth understanding. All too frequently, dishonest people will use schemes against unsuspecting drivers to make bogus insurance claims. These con artists carefully plan and practice their craft so...

2014-08-18 08:20:47

A 50-50 Split between Domestic and Import DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen in 2013. To view the multimedia assets associated...

2014-08-06 08:20:33

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent news reports detailing the theft of personal items from locked cars by criminals using high-tech electronic devices may be alarming, but the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) says car owners can take some steps to protect themselves. The key-less entry feature on newer cars is a popular advancement that lets drivers unlock their cars with the simple click of a button on a key fob using radio frequency transmission. The...

2014-06-26 08:20:22

California Is Hotter Than Ever With Nine of 10 Top Spots DES PLAINES, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1984, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has published annual reports--known today as Hot Spots--that examine vehicle theft at the national and local level. NICB was originally established in 1912 as the Automobile Protective and Information Bureau and the company focused exclusively on recovering stolen motor vehicles that were insured by its 11 member insurance...

2014-06-17 16:28:15

JAMESBURG, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Groundbreaking technology developed by Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services, will save the insurance industry significant savings in the range of 3-7 percent of current Gross Premium Revenues. Its new fraud analytics solution, iFraudEngine, is the first of its kind and its unique features provides insurers unmatched fraud management capabilities and visibility. This enables earlier detection...

2014-06-16 08:20:20

Ford Models Hold First, Second and Third Place DES PLAINES, Ill., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a new report that examines thefts of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) reported stolen between Jan. 1, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2013. The data was further refined with thefts of 2011, 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles only. Using those parameters, a total of 21,711 SUVs/CUVs were reported...

2014-06-09 08:20:33

Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki Are Top Stolen Brands DES PLAINES, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report on motorcycle thefts in the United States for 2013. A total of 45,367 motorcycles were reported stolen in 2013 compared with 46,601 reported stolen in 2012--a decrease of 1.5 percent. Since 2008, annual motorcycle thefts have seen significant decreases, but that trend appears to be leveling off. The following...


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