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Aug 16, 2016, 06:00 ET Hail Hits and Storm Chasers Arrive

 The recent hail storm that damaged thousands of homes and vehicles in the Colorado Springs area has once again attracted an onslaught of...


Jun 15, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB: Insured Tailgate Thefts Post 6 Percent Decrease in 2015

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reports today that insured tailgate thefts declined 6 percent in 2015 reversing a consecutive...


Jun 09, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB Urges Illinois Governor to Sign Measure Aimed at Towing Fraud

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) urges Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to sign into law Senate Bill 2261 to help protect consumers...


Jun 06, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB's 2015 Hot Spots Vehicle Theft Report

California's Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had the nation's highest per capita vehicle theft rate in 2015, according to the National...


Jun 02, 2016, 06:00 ET Westfield Insurance's Prandi Elected Chair Of NICB'S Board Of Governors

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) announced today that Mike Prandi of Westfield Insurance has been elected to a two-year term as...


May 18, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB: U.S. Watercraft Thefts Drop Three Percent in 2015

 As boating season nears, the National Insurance Crime Bureau's (NICB) annual study of watercraft theft reports that watercraft theft declined...


May 17, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB: Hail Claims Fluctuate Over Past Three Years

 Tell a claims adjuster in Texas today that hail damage claims decreased over the past three years and they might consider you crazy. ...


Apr 21, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB: Exclusive Video of 1981 Ferrari Recovered After 29 Years

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) was given exclusive access to a 1981 Ferrari GTSI recovered at the Port of Los Angeles and Long...


Apr 14, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB: Motorcycle Thefts Post Increase in 2015

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report on motorcycle thefts in the United States for 2015.  A total of 45,555...


Mar 30, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB Reports Slight Increase in Water Damage Claims

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reports today that from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015, a total of 2,792,331 water...


Mar 28, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB Reminds Storm Victims To Avoid Post-Disaster Scams

 As Texas and parts of the South-Central U.S. recover from widespread flooding and hail damage, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB)...


Mar 14, 2016, 06:00 ET Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Joins NICB

The Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG), a regional property and casualty insurer based in Bucyrus, Ohio, is the newest addition to...


Mar 07, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB says Oklahoma Efforts Limited Fraud Following 2013 Moore Tornado

 Unprecedented planning by state and local authorities, law enforcement and the insurance industry established what is being called a national...


Mar 03, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB: Alabama Legislature Tackles Cargo Theft

The Alabama legislature is considering a bill that would create a specific offense for cargo theft. Senate Bill 127 recognizes the impact...


Mar 03, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB: Mississippi Legislature Tackles Cargo Theft

 The Mississippi legislature is considering a bill that would create a specific offense for cargo theft. House Bill 595, introduced by...


Jan 07, 2016, 06:00 ET NICB Cautions Texas Storm Victims: Avoid Post-Disaster Scams

 As Texas recovers from recent storms, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is working with law enforcement agencies, the Texas...


Nov 24, 2015, 06:00 ET NICB Releases Annual Holiday Vehicle Theft Report

 Holiday car thieves had their busiest day in 2014 on, ironically, Labor Day, stealing 2,200 vehicles according to new data released today by...


Sep 24, 2015, 00:01 ET Watercraft Thefts Sink Six Percent (Again) In 2014

 As boat owners begin the annual task of winterizing and dry docking their boats for the season, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB)...


Sep 10, 2015, 17:22 ET NICB's New PSAs Warn of Keys Left in Cars and Cargo Theft

 The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is warning drivers to take their keys and lock their vehicles, or risk becoming a statistic. Some...


Sep 09, 2015, 06:00 ET NICB: Insured Metal Theft Claims Continue Downward Trend

 Continuing a recent trend, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reports today that insured metal theft claims in 2014 were down 8...


Aug 31, 2015, 06:00 ET NICB's Hot Wheels: America's 10 Most Stolen Vehicles

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in...


Aug 28, 2015, 06:00 ET Part 5: NICB and Hurricane Katrina: A 10-Year Retrospective

 Each day this week the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is releasing segments of a five-part documentary video that provides first-hand...


Aug 27, 2015, 06:00 ET Part 4: NICB and Hurricane Katrina: A 10-Year Retrospective

 Each day this week the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is releasing segments of a five-part documentary video that provides first-hand...


Aug 26, 2015, 06:00 ET Part 3: NICB and Hurricane Katrina: A 10-Year Retrospective

 Each day this week the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is releasing segments of a five-part documentary video that provides first-hand...


Aug 25, 2015, 06:00 ET Part 2: NICB and Hurricane Katrina: A 10-Year Retrospective

Each day this week the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) will release segments of a five-part documentary video that provides first-hand...