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# insurance-fraud - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Opposition parties criticise government plans lacking 'concrete actions' to deter fraudulent insurance claims
# Insurance Reform
# Insurance Reform

Opposition parties criticise government plans lacking 'concrete actions' to deter fraudulent insurance claims

Updated Dec 8th 2020, 8:15 PM 15,396 Views 19 Comments

The government has pledged to introduce a new statutory offence of perjury as part of efforts to reduce insurance fraud and costs to customers.

# insurance-fraud - Monday 15 July, 2019

FactCheck: Are 20% of personal injury insurance claims in Ireland fraudulent or exaggerated?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Are 20% of personal injury insurance claims in Ireland fraudulent or exaggerated?

Jul 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 22,619 Views 44 Comments

Members of the insurance industry have claimed that fraud is part of the reason for high premium costs.

# insurance-fraud - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Solicitors should be 'more selective' about personal injury clients, judge says
# Insurance Fraud
# Insurance Fraud

Solicitors should be 'more selective' about personal injury clients, judge says

Jul 10th 2019, 7:14 PM 16,194 Views 0 Comments

Judge Jacqueline Linnane was dismissing €300,000 in whiplash claims.

# insurance-fraud - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Dáil told insurance profits have jumped more than 1000%, but government says it's being 'as aggressive as it can be'
# Insurance Fraud
# Insurance Fraud

Dáil told insurance profits have jumped more than 1000%, but government says it's being 'as aggressive as it can be'

Jun 13th 2019, 1:43 PM 19,273 Views 64 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said customers are being ‘fleeced’ by insurance providers.

# insurance-fraud - Monday 11 March, 2019

Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud
# Slovenia
# Slovenia

Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud

Mar 11th 2019, 10:30 PM 46,811 Views 41 Comments

Authorities managed to pick up the hand and have it sewed back on in time.

# insurance-fraud - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Irish surgeon accused of fraud suggested staff on his estate involved in burglary
# Insurance Fraud
# Insurance Fraud

Irish surgeon accused of fraud suggested staff on his estate involved in burglary

Oct 4th 2018, 12:27 PM 42,209 Views 0 Comments

Some of the items he claimed were stolen, including a marble fireplace, were later found at his family home in Co Meath.

# insurance-fraud - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes
# Taking Us For A Ride
# Taking Us For A Ride

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes

Dec 6th 2016, 7:17 PM 29,358 Views 70 Comments

Ireland is also a popular target for ‘fraud tourism’ due to high compensation payouts.

# insurance-fraud - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Judge throws out insurance claim saying gangs of Travellers and Roma are staging car crashes
# Crash Into Me
# Crash Into Me

Judge throws out insurance claim saying gangs of Travellers and Roma are staging car crashes

Jul 9th 2015, 3:03 PM 40,108 Views 80 Comments

The €38,000 scam was thrown out yesterday.

# insurance-fraud - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Three men arrested in motor fraud investigation
# Operation Nascar
# Operation Nascar

Three men arrested in motor fraud investigation

Jun 20th 2013, 2:30 PM 10,452 Views 17 Comments

Twenty people have now been arrested in connection with Operation Nascar.

# insurance-fraud - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Up to 20 per cent of insurance claims fraudulent
# Insurance Fraud
# Insurance Fraud

Up to 20 per cent of insurance claims fraudulent

Oct 4th 2012, 10:09 AM 4,463 Views 14 Comments

Fraudsters pushing up the cost of premiums, Brokers Federation tells TheJournal.ie.