Fraud is not a “victimless” crime. Every customer – directly, as the victim of a staged auto accident or indirectly, because of premium increases – pays for this criminal activity. It’s in everyone’s interest to reduce the problem.
There are many kinds of Auto insurance fraud, including staged accidents, inflated medical bills, phony injuries, owner give-ups, false repair bills and claim padding.
Millions of people fall victim to staged accidents every year without realizing it. There apparently simple fender benders are actually premeditated crimes, invilving organized rings od dctors, lawyers and body shop owners.
You can help fight this type of fraud.
> Do not be a victim. Drive defensively, and thouroughly document all auto accidents in which you become involved.
>Report fraud to the Auto Fraud Hotline at 1-888-662-6616