Crime + Fraud

Background on: Gun Liability

Overview

The idea that insurance can help prevent deaths from firearms often rises to the forefront of the nation’s consciousness following mass shootings.

Facts + Statistics: Auto theft

Motor vehicle theft

The FBI includes the theft or attempted theft of automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, scooters, snowmobiles and other vehicles in its definition of motor vehicle theft. About $5.9 billion was lost to motor vehicle theft in 2016, according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report. The average dollar loss per theft was $7,680. Motor vehicles were stolen at a rate of 236.9 per 100,000 people in 2016, up 6.6 percent from 2015.

Boat theft

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More than 1,000 boats are stolen every month. If you are a boat owner, learn some easy and effective ways to protect your craft from theft.
Spokespersons: Robert Bryant, National Insurance Crime Bureau; Lt. Lee Polfray, Marine Investigator


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Background on: Insurance fraud

The topic

Facts + Statistics: Fraud

Insurance fraud