Types of Automobile Property Fraud

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Types of Automobile Property Fraud

  • Faked Damages - Damages to vehicle exaggerated, non-existent, pre-existing or vehicle damaged at a later point in time.
  • Inflated Damages - Damages inflated or exaggerated, non-existent or pre-existing; excessive billing of vehicle body parts or repair work.
  • Vehicle Theft - Vehicle or motor home theft.
  • Vehicle Arson - Vehicle or motor home arson.
  • Auto Property/Vandalism Vehicle or motor home vandalism including such items as car rims, stereo equipment and engine parts.
  • Agent/Broker - Policy backdated prior to loss date and/or theft of premium dollars intended for payment of coverage.
  • Embezzlement -Embezzlement of funds.
  • Trailered Watercraft/Theft Damage - Watercraft stolen or damaged while being transported on trailer.
  • Other Auto Property - Any other auto-related circumstance not listed above involving the presentation of false documents as proof of insurance.