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Mar 23, 2015, 06:30 ET

NICB: Homeowners Should Prepare Now for Storm Season

 With the spring storm season approaching, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and its 1,100 member insurance companies are urging...

Feb 12, 2015, 14:30 ET

NICB to Boston-Area Homeowners: Beware of Insurance Scammers

  As the Northeast continues to get pounded by storm after storm, there's one more threat that Bostonians need to watch out for:  shady...

Jan 23, 2015, 17:25 ET
NICB agent explains how this SUV was stolen in Florida and cloned for resale in Wisconsin. (PRNewsFoto/National Insurance Crime Bureau)

Stolen Vehicle Clones: Hot Cars in Cool Disguises

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is warning consumers to be careful when buying a used vehicle, especially one that's priced "too...

Jan 08, 2015, 13:32 ET

Florida's No-Fault Reform: Anti-Fraud Laws Are Working

 A new report released by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation provides fresh evidence that anti-fraud laws are working to reduce the...

Dec 17, 2014, 10:26 ET
Los Angeles PD and NICB Warn of Bandit Towing Scams (PRNewsFoto/National Insurance Crime Bureau)

LAPD and NICB Warn of Bandit Tow Truck Scams

The Los Angeles Police Department and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) are warning motorists of a growing problem with unauthorized tow...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in Pennsylvania 1960 - 2013

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in Pennsylvania. From its peak auto theft year in 1990...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in Texas 1960 - 2013

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in Texas. From its peak auto theft year in 1991...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in Michigan 1960 - 2013

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in Michigan. From its peak auto theft year in 1984 when...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in Illinois 1960 - 2013

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in Illinois. From its peak auto theft year in 1979 when...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in Ohio 1960 - 2013

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in Ohio. From its peak auto theft year in 1991 when...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in New York 1965 - 2013

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in New York. From its peak auto theft year in 1990 when...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in Florida 1960 - 2013

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in Florida. From its peak auto theft year in 1994 when...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in Massachusetts 1960 - 2013

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in Massachusetts. From its peak auto theft year in 1975...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in California 1960 - 2013

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in the Golden State. From its peak auto theft year in...

Dec 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

A Historical Analysis of Vehicle Theft in Arizona 1960 - 2013

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a historic look at vehicle theft in Arizona. From its peak auto theft year in 2002...

Dec 09, 2014, 21:30 ET
NICB Looks at 60-plus Years of Vehicle Thefts (PRNewsFoto/National Insurance Crime Bureau)

A Historical Look at Vehicle Theft in the United States

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a national analysis of vehicle theft which compares annual statistics for thefts,...

Nov 19, 2014, 00:01 ET
Thieves don't take a break for the holidays.  Consumers should be aware of top holidays for vehicle thefts.

NICB Releases Annual Holiday Vehicle Theft Report

 Car thieves don't take a break for the holidays, according to new data released today by the National Insurance Crime Bureau.  NICB's...

Nov 18, 2014, 13:00 ET

NICB Says Car Thieves Like a Hot Ride in Cold Weather

 With snow already on the ground in some parts of the country and colder than normal temperatures over much of the nation, many motorists are...

Oct 28, 2014, 06:00 ET

NICB Releases 2013 Heavy Equipment Theft Report

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report on heavy equipment thefts in 2013.  This report, co-produced with the...

Oct 23, 2014, 06:00 ET

Luxury Vehicle Theft in the United States

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its latest report on luxury vehicle thefts. NICB analysts review data contained in the...