Latest Insurance fraud Stories

2011-03-24 10:35:00

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate has received claims from a seemingly staged auto accident depicted in a surveillance video released by the New York City Police Department late Tuesday. The incident occurred in the Bronx less than a year ago.

2011-03-15 12:00:00

CHESTER, England, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The car insurance industry is coming under fire after a report from the Transport Select Committee attacked the relationship between insurance firms and personal injury lawyers. The report, which was presented by leading actuarial consultancy EMB, described the "merry-go-round" of payments that occurs after car crashes, with lawyers allegedly paying insurers and even garages for information about people involved in car accidents. The referral...

2011-02-28 08:12:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts) today commented on the 2009 statistics recently released by the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) in its annual report.

2011-02-24 08:50:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When purchasing car insurance, you probably already have a good idea about the factors that affect your car insurance premium rates and coverage. But how do you differentiate between truth and fiction? The Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.).

2011-02-08 08:00:00

If You Didn't Request It--Reject It DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year consumers pay more for their auto and homeowners insurance policies as a direct result of fraud.

2010-12-28 11:00:00

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As detailed in a lawsuit filed today, its seventh this year, Allstate Insurance Company seeks to prove that professional service corporations are actually owned and operated by a layperson, rather than by licensed physicians or medical professionals.

2010-12-28 05:00:00

New Year's Day and Halloween See Most Theft Activity DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, New Year's Day was the leading holiday for reported vehicle thefts in 2009, according to an analysis by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

2010-10-27 09:16:00

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Three arrests at a Fort Myers chiropractic clinic for insurance fraud are the latest results of an on-going investigation by Direct General Insurance Company and local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.