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# insurance fraud

This year
Aviva says 'suspicious' personal injury claims are being withdrawn on the steps of court
New internal analysis by Aviva said fraudulent claims are a “huge cost to insurers, motorists, and society”.
All time
Man arrested in Cork city by gardaí investigating alleged insurance fraud
A file has already been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Opposition parties criticise government plans lacking 'concrete actions' to deter fraudulent insurance claims
The government has pledged to introduce a new statutory offence of perjury as part of efforts to reduce insurance fraud and costs to customers.
FactCheck: Are 20% of personal injury insurance claims in Ireland fraudulent or exaggerated?
Members of the insurance industry have claimed that fraud is part of the reason for high premium costs.
Solicitors should be 'more selective' about personal injury clients, judge says
Judge Jacqueline Linnane was dismissing €300,000 in whiplash claims.
Dáil told insurance profits have jumped more than 1000%, but government says it's being 'as aggressive as it can be'
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said customers are being ‘fleeced’ by insurance providers.
Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud
Authorities managed to pick up the hand and have it sewed back on in time.
Irish surgeon accused of fraud suggested staff on his estate involved in burglary
Some of the items he claimed were stolen, including a marble fireplace, were later found at his family home in Co Meath.
Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes
Ireland is also a popular target for ‘fraud tourism’ due to high compensation payouts.
Judge throws out insurance claim saying gangs of Travellers and Roma are staging car crashes
The €38,000 scam was thrown out yesterday.
Three men arrested in motor fraud investigation
Twenty people have now been arrested in connection with Operation Nascar.
Up to 20 per cent of insurance claims fraudulent
Fraudsters pushing up the cost of premiums, Brokers Federation tells