Insurance Fraud Investigation Unit (IFIU)

Insurance Fraud Investigation Unit (IFIU)

  • The Insurance Fraud Investigation unit IFIU was established in November 2011.
  • IFIU is a specialized unit of Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) with a mandate of investigating insurance fraud and related offences.
  • The unit was established to enhance Insurance Regulatory Authority capacity to tackle ever-growing Frauds in the Insurance sector.

Functions

The function of the unit comprises of:

  • Receiving and analyzing reports of suspected insurance fraud;
  • Investigating Insurance Fraud related reports;
  • Coordinating investigation with other state law enforcement agencies;
  • Preparing Investigation reports for Criminal Prosecution and Administrative Action;
  • Apprehending and Arraigning suspects in court;
  • Fraud Intelligence Collection and dissemination;
  • Insurance Fraud Awareness;
  • Maintenance of Insurance fraud database;
  • Conducting Impromptu Operation.
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