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Insurance Fraud

There were almost 130,000 cases of detected claims fraud in 2014 totalling over £1.3bn, a 4% increase in value compared to 2013. In addition there were 212,000 cases of application fraud.

Detected fraudulent motor claims were the most common, 67,000 in the year, and valued at £837m.

Up 25% since 2013, 19,800 liability claims were detected as fraudulent, and valued at £343m.

Value (£million) and volume of detected insurance fraud, 2004-2014