Thursday, April 17, 2014

Leading the Fight Against Insurance Crime

The South African Insurance Crime Bureau (SAICB) was officially launched in 2008 to address organised fraud and crime in the short term insurance industry. Since then, SAICB has established itself not only as a valuable tool in the fight against insurance crime and related fraud, but has also brought the various agencies working in the broader fight against commercial crime closer together for the benefit of all.

While the main focus of the SAICB is to address organised fraud and crime, the SAICB also investigates repeat offenders and fraudsters that target multiple insurance companies. Our aim is not to replace the internal fraud investigation units of the insurance companies but to specifically look at fraud and crime being committed across the industry, and affecting multiple companies, i.e. syndicated crime and fraud.

This cannot be done in isolation as the insurance industry shares clients, intermediaries, sometimes service providers, and indeed criminals with other sectors in the financial industry. These industries include the broker fraternity, the life insurance industry, the medical schemes industry, the banks, and others. In fact, the ultimate aim of the SAICB is to create a joint initiative for the whole financial services industry and other related stakeholders to address crime and fraud through the sharing of information.

The 5th Annual Intelligence Strategies & Crime Prevention for Law Enforcers is set to be held in Pretoria from the 12th to 13th of March 2014.
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October 2013 - SAICB Launches Crime Awareness Campaign in Linden

In an effort to support the existing crime prevention activities of the Linden SAPS and Community Police Forum (CPF), the SAICB has recently launched an on-going public awareness campaign to remind the citizens of Linden of their ability to limit the impact that crime has in their area of residence while also addressing insurance fraud and the potential consequences facing those who commit these crimes.

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Case History

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Client Testimonials

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MiWay

“MiWay regard the SAICB as a critical part of our strategy in the detection and combatting of organised crime, and... Read more

Lion of Africa

“Lion of Africa is one of the proud founding members of the SAICB and has seen it grow in membership... Read more

Santam

“Commercial crime has risen to its highest level in the past eight years. According to the 2011 South African Police... Read more

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