Not many cartoon characters have championed the insurance industry.

But Backchat would like to take this opportunity to highlight the lifetime achievements of one famous canine and his intrepid chums who are the industry's unsung heroes.

Scooby-Doo, soon to be immortalised on the big screen, and "those pesky kids" have stopped approximately seven major insurance frauds involving major commercial risks such as a fun park, an old goldmine and various hotels.

A leading loss adjuster told Backchat: "They've saved us lots of time and money over the years. That ghost ruse was a tricky one."