Rapid Police Reports (RPR) enables insurers to quickly and easily order police reports. At the present time RPR can be used to order reports relating to Road Traffic Accidents - but how does RPR make life easier?
Back in October 2019 the England men’s football team played an international qualifier against Bulgaria. During the match, a section of Bulgarian supporters racially abused several black English players, with images of the abuse transmitted around the world for all to see. We used OSINT techniques to find out more about who these people were…
NetWatch Global were approached by a global FMCG who were aware of protests due to take place at their AGM in London, and were concerned at the unknown prospect and risk they might be facing.
A NetWatch Investigation
Insurers have informed the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) that they have seen a recent significant increase in the number of bogus holiday illness claims. While the Claims Management Regulator, run by the MoJ, acknowledge an increase in activity by UK claims management companies in targeting tourists. This follows a shift by these companies to the lucrative holiday sickness market after a government clampdown on fraudulent whiplash cases. Experts estimate that the cost to the industry will run into millions as a leading solicitor firm states each pay-out typically ranges from between £500 to £2000. This will inevitably result in higher insurance premiums.
Criminals defrauding pet insurance companies is currently on the rise and according to new figures from the ABI, is the fastest-growing area of all insurance crime. Recently, Netwatch Global have been instructed on a number of cases concerning claims whereby Policyholders are thought to have falsified their pet’s injuries or even falsified their pets existence entirely. One of these cases in particular, has been discussed below
Since 2014 Netwatch have assisted the police with multiple investigations, the first of these was a serious racial assault that occurred at a prominent pub chain. The assault resulted in one of the victims sustaining a serious hand injury and the other sustaining minor cuts and bruises.
Netwatch were instructed by a leading insurance company to investigate the lifestyle and criminal background of an individual who had presented them with a potentially costly claim. The individual had been involved in an incident in his place of work, when he was driving a forklift which he alleged malfunctioned and crashed into his personal vehicle, causing damage to himself and the car.
NetWatch Global were instructed when our client received a tip off that an individual had been approaching people offering them money to make a claim against them.
NetWatch Global was instructed by a top UK insurer facing a six-figure pay-out to investigate a claimant’s social media activity following an accident involving his motorbike. We were informed that the insurer’s initial enquiries were inconclusive and as such, we were eager to have our intelligence analysts investigate the case.
On the 12th of August 2015 a series of massive explosions at Ruihai International Logisitics warehouses caused China’s worst industrial disaster in years. The explosions shattered windows and tore facades of buildings for miles around.