Term Automobile Insurance Fraud Reporting
Code FN-1700.3350-050
Definition Programs that provide a hotline or other mechanisms that the public can use to report incidents of insurance fraud involving staged motor vehicle accidents; accidents that are reported but never took place; false reports of lost or damaged automobile parts; false reports of stolen or vandalized vehicles; or automobile repair bills that are excessive, contain false or unauthorized charges, or charge for new parts when secondhand (junkyard) parts were actually used. Automobile insurance fraud may be committed by organized auto accident rings which intentionally rear end innocent victims to collect insurance or recruit people in the community to file false reports; or by insured individuals and/or body shops that make false claims.
Created 8/8/02
Changed 1/25/07
Use References Auto Insurance Fraud Reporting
Automobile Accident Fraud Reporting
Automobile Repair Fraud Reporting
See Also References Automobile Insurance (DF-7000.0700)
Automobiles (BM-0500)
Automobile Theft Prevention (FN-1500.0500)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance (BM-7000.0500)
Basic Automobile Care Classes (PL-7400.1750-100)
Stolen Automobile Reporting (FN-1700.8000)
External Classification Terms Citizen Crime Reporting (NPC I02.02)
Law Enforcement (UW
Law Enforcement (NTE I60)
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Related Concepts Insurance
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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