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Insurance Fraud Prevention Tips

  • Don't Become a Victim of Insurance Fraud
    • Request detailed bills for repair and medical services and make sure they are accurate
    • Verify the agent and the company are licensed
    • Do not sign blank insurance forms
    • If the price seems to low to be true, be suspicious
    • Keep your insurance information in a safe place so it does not get stolen and used against you
    • Look out for vehicles that pull in front of you and force you to follow close - they may be setting you up for an accident
    • Keep a disposable camera in your car and take pictures of damage after an accident
    • Get detailed information on the other parties involved in an accident including injuries and how many people are present
    • Always report suspected fraud to an authority
    • Be aware of what information you disclose on the phone unless you can positively identify the caller
    • Limit access to your computer
    • When using a credit card online, be sure to only use secure sites
    • Check your financial records constantly to see what should be there and what should not be
    • Ask for a copy of your credit report
    • Maintain careful records of banking and financial records