Technology for identifying fraudulent claims is evolving quickly, but so are the methods fraudsters are using (Photo: Shutterstock)

Technology permeates every aspect of our lives, from the way we buy our goods to how we monitor our kids and homes, and it is also having a tremendous effect on the insurance industry.

The Washington, D.C.-based Coalition Against Insurance Fraud says that insurance fraud is an $80 billion-dollar-a-year enterprise, and as fraudsters become more daring, investigators are using a broad range of tools to capture them:

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Patricia L. Harman

Patricia L. Harman is the editor-in-chief of Claims magazine, a contributing editor to PropertyCasualty360.com, and chairs the annual America's Claims Event (ACE), which focuses on providing claims professionals with cutting-edge education and networking opportunities. She covers auto, property & casualty, workers' compensation, fraud, risk and cybersecurity, and is a frequent speaker at insurance industry events. Contact her at [email protected]

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