Fraud Analysis

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Five questions with: Mark Hudson, head of counter fraud at Horwich Farrelly

Mark Hudson, head of counter fraud at Horwich Farrelly speaks to head researcher at Insurance Times, Savan Shah to talk through fraud and what techniques we need to adopt in the fight against it

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October big question: Is the industry collaborating enough to combat fraud?

Collaboration is the key to tackling fraud - from keeping track of and tackling emerging fraud trends, to reminding consumers of the long-lasting and serious consequences.

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SMEs are waking up to cyber threat, but are they buying cover?

Small businesses now rank cyber incidents as their biggest threat after business interruption, but many are still underestimating their exposure and don’t have a plan in the event of an attack

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Five questions with Mike Swanborough CEO Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance

Savan Shah speaks to the CEO of Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance (ANDIE Group), Mike Swanborough on the fight against fraud, using data to create behavioural change and driving habits during the world cup

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Phishing, silent cyber and ransomware – the growing threats

The number of attacks on business accounts is rising, according to Beazley Breach Response, with emails better crafted and tailored to the recipient, making them harder to spot

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Whiplash claims fall as Parliament debates claimant curbs

Whiplash claims have fallen two years in a row. Meanwhile the government is pushing through new legislation to curb claims

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Fraud Charter – Time is short for LiP portal

The new whiplash laws will come into force next April, but questions remain whether the new portal for individual claimants will  be up and running by then

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Whiplash crackdown faces tough passage

The Civil Liability Bill is at last before Parliament, but that doesn’t mean it’s a shoo-in. Insurers applaud the bill, but opposition is vocal and could gain support

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A lesson in how NOT to run client money - fined One Call founder John Radford's string of blunders revealed

How One Call founder John Radford ignored auditor’s warnings, was too busy to read FCA paperwork and didn’t check TOBAs properly

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Insurance agency under investigation for 'years of potential fraudulent activity'

Jersey-based agency under investigation after ’potential fraud activity’ came to light

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Three jailed as courts begin taking tougher approach to insurance fraud

Three men have been jailed for contempt of court

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Crash for cash fraudsters sentenced despite new 'trick'

The new ’give-way’ trick was an attempt to avert liability

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Woman killed in explosion 'knew too much' about insurance plot, court hears

Leicester shop explosion killed five people, but one woman was in on a £300,000 insurance plot

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