Insurance fraud occurs in about 10% of insurance claims and costs the United States around $308.6 billion each year, according to the latest data from the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. Tactics of these fraudsters are varied, and insurance scams can involve anything from contractors, to auto repair, to workers’ compensation fraud, and it’s imperative insureds and insurers alike know what to look out for in order to avoid falling victim to a scheme.

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. She can be reached at [email protected].

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