Record number of motor insurance claims withdrawn

The body set up to handle claims against uninsured drivers said that of 116 claims deemed false or suspicious, 65 were discontinued in 2018. This was a four-fold increase on the 16 claims withdrawn the previous year

31st March, 2019

The Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) saw a record number of claims withdrawn last year as part of its “zero tolerance” anti-fraud strategy, according to figures released to The Sunday Business Post.

The body set up to handle claims against uninsured drivers said that of 116 claims deemed false or suspicious, 65 were discontinued in 2018. This was a four-fold increase on the 16 claims withdrawn the previous year.

Chief executive David Fitzgerald said the results...

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