NICB News

Stolen Premium Luxury Vehicles Unlikely to be Recovered: NICB

Compact luxury vehicles had the highest rate of theft at 47 percent, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s latest luxury theft report. NICB analysts review data contained in the National Crime Information Center’s stolen vehicle file and identify thefts …

Boat History Report Partners With NICB

The National Insurance Crime Bureau is pleased to announce that Boat History Report (www.boathistoryreport.com), a provider of watercraft history information for buyers and sellers of used boats, has joined the organization as a strategic partner. By accessing Boat History Report’s …

Colorado Insurance Fraud Summit to Focus on Cat Fraud and Staged Crashes

Experts from around the state of Colorado and the nation will be focusing on another climate when they gather in Littleton on Oct.15 – the climate for insurance fraud in the state. The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and the …

NICB Reports Stolen Identification Being Used to Steal Cars

Forget hot-wiring. As new technology makes it harder to steal cars the old-fashioned way, today’s thieves are using more sophisticated “white-collar” methods to get their hands on a set of wheels, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). The …

INTERTEL Partners With NICB

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is pleased to announce that INTERTEL, Inc. (www.intertelinc.com), one of the original providers of Medical Canvass Investigations, has joined the organization as a strategic partner. INTERTEL’s Medical Check investigations are designed to canvass medical …

Stolen Jaguar Returned to Owner 46 Years Later

Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love. It was the first (and “prettiest”) of many luxury cars he would own, his companion on …

Consider Your Options When Fighting Back Against Fraud

Fraud is an unfortunate business reality, particularly for banking, finance, healthcare and insurance companies. In fact, fraud is so profitable it’s attracting organized crime rings. That was clearly demonstrated when law enforcement busted a staged-crash organization in Florida. The National …

NICB Warns Car Owners About Thieves Using Scanner Boxes

Recent news reports detailing the theft of personal items from locked cars by criminals using high-tech electronic devices may be alarming, but the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) says car owners can take some steps to protect themselves. The key-less …

NICB Reports on Mid-Year Status Update on Anti-Fraud Measures

New anti-fraud legislation was passed this year in Colorado, Georgia and Minnesota, according to Tim Lynch, government affairs director at the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Lynch discussed the status of anti-fraud legislation and other NICB efforts during a recent podcast …

NICB Releases Latest Hot Spots Vehicle Theft Report

Since 1984, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has published annual reports—known today as Hot Spots—that examine vehicle theft at the national and local level. NICB was originally established in 1912 as the Automobile Protective and Information Bureau and the …