Fraud Analysis

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'Expect a major shift in fraud post-reforms,' former IFB boss warns

Jason Potter also predicts a “significant spike” in traditional fraud ahead of the implementation date next year

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Automation promises better fraud claim detection, but do we still need humans?

Can an algorithm make spotting fraudulent claims easier, and by doing so does it complement or eradicate the human element?

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Fraud Charter: No progress on the LiP Portal for months

Medco’s Susan Brown says Medco and the MIB is being held in limbo by the MoJ

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December 2018 Big Question: What is coming in 2019?

The biggest names in the industry give their predictions for what lies ahead in the next 12 months

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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 what techniques should be adopted in the fight against fraud

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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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Insurers express frustration at IFED scale back

Insurers are mostly frustrated at the cut backs, but one insurer says it is please the unit is being more selective

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Exclusive: IFED confirms 'scale back' as it comes to terms with referral demand

Acting DCI Craig Mullish says IFED has been operating “beyond optimal capacity”

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IFED 'struggling with volume of referrals' - sources

According to sources, insurers are having to find new avenues for prosecution as a result

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Fraudster gets 16-month sentence after false £250,000 claim

The sentence is one of the longest that can be handed down in contempt of court proceedings

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