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2014-10-23 08:20:46

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its latest report on luxury vehicle thefts. NICB analysts review data contained in the National Crime Information Center's stolen vehicle file and identify thefts of luxury vehicles as defined in the 2013 market classifications published by Automotive News. The report focuses only on thefts of 2011, 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles stolen in the United States between...

2014-10-22 08:20:37

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is pleased to announce that Boat History Report (www.boathistoryreport.com), the leading provider of watercraft history information for buyers and sellers of used boats, has joined the organization as a strategic partner. By accessing Boat History Report's extensive nationwide databases, buyers and sellers can obtain reports relating to: -- Accidents, including collision, fire and...

2014-10-16 00:21:30

-- Deployed in the cloud, the platform enables the fight against fraud and abuse in optical and dental care ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it signed a seven-year agreement with PRO BTP, one of the primary welfare institutions in France, to fight healthcare insurance fraud. Built with IBM's Smarter counter fraud Software and Services, the new SOLON cloud business solution uses advanced analytics to detect fraud patterns and...

2014-10-14 08:20:33

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), analysis of thefts of 2013 model year vehicles provides good news for consumers who are upgrading from their older models in favor of a new set of wheels. According to data from the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), thefts of 2013 models through June of this year totaled 34,610. That represents under 5 percent of the nearly 724,000 total thefts for all...

2014-10-02 08:20:32

NICB launches new series to highlight growing trend in "financial fraud" auto theft DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forget hot-wiring. As new technology makes it harder to steal cars the old-fashioned way, today's thieves are using more sophisticated "white-collar" methods to get their hands on a set of wheels, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149815 The NICB and its law enforcement partners report...

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...


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