The National Insurance Crime Bureaus (NICB
) annual "Hot Spots" report found that in 2015, Ithaca, Glens Falls, Watertown-Fort Drum, and Kingston all had theft rates of fewer than 33 per 100,000 residents, making them some of the safest areas in the nation in terms of car thefts.
president, Joe Wehrle, said, 'Our law enforcement partners tell us they are seeing this type of criminal activity and have recovered some of the illegal devices.
According to the latest data published by NICB
, metal thefts have risen 81% even though many incidents go unreported.
Enservio is a strategic partner of the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB
) in their continued fight against insurance fraud.
Crooks take out policies on people who then stage accidents to collect medical benefits under the state's no-fault provisions, said Tom Welsh, vice president for training at NICB
. A largely Russian-run ring in New York made at least $400 million in bogus injury claims, Quiggle said.
Heretofore, carriers have been willing to allow the Insurance Fraud Division and NICB
to spearhead the charge against these practices.
recently released a report showing a 14 percent rise in all types of questionable claims in the U.S.
A different, yet complementary and perhaps equally important, method of reducing theft and increasing recovery of heavy equipment and vehicles is the effort by organizations like the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB
) and the NER to aid owners of heavy equipment as well as law enforcement in the recognition and recovery of stolen equipment.
All vehicle thefts and all sales of total loss salvage sold by your company or left in the possession of the claimant at the time of total loss claim settlement should be reported to the NICB
. Total loss salvage should include the current and four preceding model years as well as older model years if the vehicle is an expensive sports car, a truck-tractor, or any other vehicle for manual reporting companies.
In response, the NICB
has tried to promote programs to light fraud and increase awareness of the problem.
After a nearly six-month investigation, agents with the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB
), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S.
The Board also approved the 2002 private-sector adjustment factor (PSAF) for Reserve Bank priced services of $150.1 million and the 2002 net income on clearing balances (NICB
) of negative $18.1 million, which reflect the PSAF method changes recently approved by the Board.