This checklist highlights when the timing of the loss or filing of the claim could indicate fraudulent activity.
Updated on June 12, 2015
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June 15, 2015
It is not unusual for someone without insurance to have a loss and then suddenly decide that they need to be insured. What then happens is they claim the loss occurred AFTER the policy was written. This is a very common form of fraud and should be watched for. The following checklist can help identify a suspiciously-timed claim, and two of these factors indicate that the claim should be referred to investigators for further research.
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