What is Insurance Fraud?

  • Insurance fraud involves any act with the intent to fraudulently obtain payment from an insurer. 
  • Insurance fraud involves claims with intent to defraud the insurance provider such as:
  • Stages motor vehicle collisions
  • False or exaggerated medical and/or dental claims
  • False property claims

The Insurance Bureau of Canada reports that the cost to Canadians as a result of Insurance Fraud is estimated to be more than several billion dollars a year in insurance premiums, health care, emergency services and court costs.  

To report an insurance fraud or for further information refer to the Insurance Bureau of Canada.