Fraudulent claims could arise from Leighton Buzzard earthquake


Although some residents reported their houses were shaking as a result of last Tuesday’s quake, insurance professionals are taking a more sceptical view of property claims due to ‘very minor’ tremors

Insurance professionals “do not expect to see any claims” arising from last Tuesday’s earthquake in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, however any domestic or commercial property claims that are made – including on home insurance policies – may be investigated as fraudulent due to the “minor nature of the tremor”.

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