Questionable claims are up 26.7% in the U.S. since 2010.

You can’t cure stupid. But you can videotape it, use it to convict wannabe insurance cheats, and then assemble those clips into an annual list of “Best of the Worst: Insurance Fraud Edition.” The result? A funny, viral and downright educational look into the real world of insurance crimes.

And that’s exactly what Mercury Insurance’s Special Investigation Unit did with three of its “worst” fraud attempts from 2013, releasing a virtual rogues gallery to the world on Thursday.

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