UK Pet insurance fraud rises fourfold

 Friday, December 2, 2011

 Guardian News

Nothing, it seems, is immune to the impact of the economic slowdown: jobs, homes, businesses — now even the family pet. Cats, dogs and horses are facing deliberate injury — or even paying the ultimate price — as owners seek payouts from pet insurance policies. Fake claims on pet policies, which range from injuries inflicted by owners to claims related to non-existent pets, are now the fastest growing area of insurance fraud.
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