Claims Journal’s Top 10 Fraud Stories of 2013

From sophisticated, organized cargo theft rings to the dangerous rise in metal thefts, fraud continued to be a hot topic in 2013. These were the top ten fraud stories of 2013:

1) Claims Fraud: A Big Opportunity for Big Data & Analytics

2) Report Examines Connection Between Organized Crime and Insurance Fraud: NICB

3) Employee Fraud Least Costly Workers’ Comp Fraud

4) Coalition Dishonors New Members of Insurance Fraud of Hall of Fame

5) 57% of Insurers Say Personal Lines Insurance Fraud Losses to Rise in 2013

6) Former NFL Player Charged With Insurance Fraud

7) Facebook Photos Reveal Ohio Man Fraudulently Collecting Workers’ Comp

8) Ohio Roofing Business Owners Guilty of Workers’ Comp Fraud

9) Durable Medical Equipment Fraud on the Rise: NICB

10) Carjackings, Insurance Fraud and Vehicle Cloning on the Rise in Michigan

To learn about expected fraud trends in 2014, listen to the podcast with Roger Morris, chief communication officer at the National Insurance Crime Bureau.