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# insurance fraud

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# Cork City
Man arrested in Cork city by gardaí investigating alleged insurance fraud
A file has already been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
# insurance reform
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
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.
# insurance fraud
Solicitors should be 'more selective' about personal injury clients, judge says
Judge Jacqueline Linnane was dismissing €300,000 in whiplash claims.
# insurance fraud
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.
# Slovenia
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.
# insurance fraud
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.
# taking us for a ride
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.
# Crash Into Me
Judge throws out insurance claim saying gangs of Travellers and Roma are staging car crashes
The €38,000 scam was thrown out yesterday.
# Operation Nascar
Three men arrested in motor fraud investigation
Twenty people have now been arrested in connection with Operation Nascar.
# insurance fraud
Up to 20 per cent of insurance claims fraudulent
Fraudsters pushing up the cost of premiums, Brokers Federation tells TheJournal.ie.