10% Of Motor Claims Are 'Crash For Cash,' Fraud Body Warns

Law360, London (August 26, 2020, 3:18 PM BST) -- The Insurance Fraud Bureau has urged victims of car accidents they suspect have been caused by fraudsters to take down essential information about the incidents, as it revealed that one in 10 motor insurance claims for personal injury is linked to a scam.

The bureau has set out what it said are essential tips for motorists who fear they have been caught up in a "crash-for-cash" scam, in which crooks stage collisions in the hope of profiting from a fraudulent insurance claim.

"With an estimated one in every 10 motor insurance claims for personal injury linked to a 'crash for cash' the...

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