‘Crash for Cash', insurance fraud poses stark risks to society. Innocent motorists are being targeted on roads by fraudsters motivated by greed. By deliberately causing accidents, fraudsters are gambling with the lives of innocent people.
This report focuses on the ‘Crash for Cash' phenomenon and lifts the lid on a criminal enterprise worth £392 million every year. Unveiling the lengths fraudsters go to scam the system, the ‘Crash for Cash' report unpicks the make-up and psychology of criminal gangs targeting the insurance industry, considers the geographical spread of scams currently under investigation across the UK, and looks at whether public perceptions towards ‘Crash for Cash' could be contributing to the problem.
The report demonstrates that UK motorists and honest policyholders are the ultimate victims of ‘Crash for Cash'.