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National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

By Auto, auto theft, Central, Claims, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, stolen vehicle, vehicle theft, vehicle theft prevention, vehicle theft prevention month

Once every 43.8 seconds, a vehicle is stolen in the United States according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Thefts like these cost millions of dollars for owners and insurers, and cause insurance premiums to skyrocket &#8…

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Beware of Summertime Scams and Fraudsters

By Auto, auto-repair fraud, Central, Claims, Contractor fraud, fraud, fraudsters, Home, home repair fraud, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, scams, storm chasers, summer, vehicle repair fraud

In the minds of so many, summertime evokes thoughts of relaxation, taking it easy, going on vacation, and enjoying yourself at the beach. But, unfortunately, criminals can take advantage of you any time of the year. Fraudsters may use the…

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Credit Card Fraud: Sharing Your Number Over the Phone

By Central, credit card fraud, credit card number, Data Security Standards, Financial, Insurance, Loss Control, over the phone, PCI DSS, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, Service

Did you know that credit card fraud is one of the fastest-growing forms of identity theft? According to businesswire.com, credit card fraud losses were over $20 billion in 2019. A significant portion of that fraud resulted from over-the-phone transacti…

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Make Sure Your Summer Isn’t a Bummer – Insure Your Fun!

By all-terrain vehicles, antique autos, ATVs, Auto, boat insurance, boats, Central, classic autos, golf carts, Insurance, jet skis, motor homes, Personal, personal umbrella policy, personal watercraft, personally-owned golf carts, recreational vehicles, rental cars, summer rentals, swimming pools, vacation homes

It’s time to put the boat on the lake and get the ATVs out of storage. It’s also a great time to check with your insurance agent to make sure your summer fun items are properly protected. Here are some…

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Through the Roof! How Roofing Scams Will Cost You

By Central, Claims, fraud, Home, home repair, Insurance, insurance fraud, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, roof contractor, roof damage, roofer, roofing scam, scam, storm chasers, Weather

  In January 2020, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its 2019 Consumer Sentinel Network Report showing that they received a total of 23,963 reports from home repair, improvement, and product fraud. This is a staggering amount of fraud re…

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Finding Solutions to Fleet Safety Management Questions

By Auto, Azuga, Business, Central, Claims, Commercial, commercial auto policy, company car, company drivers, company vehicles, fleet, fleet management, fleet safety program, fleet tracking, Insurance, Loss Control, Risk Management, Safety cam, telematics

Fleet Management is a stressful task in all types of companies and operations…from the fleet that is a major part of a company’s operations such as large trucks, to a small company that has one to five vehicles. According to…

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