Coalition Against Insurance Fraud News

Survey Finds Carriers Turning to Analytics to Fight Growth in Fraud

Insurers believe that fraud in on the rise, and they are increasingly turning to advanced analytics to fight it, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday by the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. The Coalition said the survey of …

CAIF Files Amicus Brief in Keodalah Case

Fraud fighting could be seriously compromised if a state court ruling allowing bad faith suits against insurer employees is allowed to stand, the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud warns Washington state’s highest court. The court ruling will cause a chilling effect. …

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud: Top 9 Insurance Scammers Of 2018

The holiday season rang in with the year’s 9 most-brazen insurance-fraud grinches taking short sleigh rides for long prison terms after foisting outsized and elf-delusional insurance thefts. America’s extreme insurance schemers were inducted into the Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame …

More Than 30 New Laws Highlight Record Year for Fraud-Related Legislation

The introduction of new bills slows down during years when legislators tend to be more concerned with reelection. That’s why 2018 was such a surprise, according to Matthew Smith, director of Government Affairs and general counsel for the Coalition Against …

Florida State Attorney Earns CAIF’s Top Prosecutor National Award

Igniting a statewide crackdown of large-scale corruption in Florida’s drug-rehab industry earned State Attorney Dave Aronberg a national award from the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. Palm Beach County’s top elected prosecutor received the Apollo Award for distinction in combating insurance …

People News: Kemper, Choice Solutions Services, Coalition Against Insurance Fraud

Seasoned P/C Exec Joins Kemper as SVP, Preferred Home and Auto Robert Otis has joined Kemper Corporation as senior vice president, Preferred Home and Auto. Otis will report to Duane Sanders, president of Kemper’s P&C Division, and will be based …

People News: AIG, AIR Worldwide, CAIF

AIG Names DeSett Head of Field Operations, North America General Insurance American International Group, Inc. announced that Timothy DeSett will join the company as head of Field Operations, North America General Insurance, reporting to Ken Riegler, chief operating officer, North …

Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame: 9 of the Worst Scammers of 2017

A kindly man’s best friend burns him alive … a doctor sticks needles and lasers into patients’ healthy eyes … a father kills his baby. These extreme schemers are among the 9 worst insurance criminals of 2017. They were elected …

People News: Auto-Owners, Concord General, CAIF

Auto-Owners Insurance, Concord General Mutual Insurance Affiliation Approved Auto-Owners Insurance and Concord General Mutual Insurance announce that their affiliation has been approved effective April 1, 2017, by policyholders and all regulatory bodies. Auto-Owners is an A.M. Best A++ (Superior) rated …

Status of 2017 Anti-Fraud Legislation Around the Nation

Workers’ compensation premium fraud, restricting crash reports and extending the time in which to investigate fraud rings are the focus of just a few of the anti-fraud legislation pending across the nation, according to Howard Goldblatt, director of Government Affairs …