Blog: How email addresses can help the crackdown on ghost broking


Brokers have an important weapon in the fight against application fraud – the humble email address – as LexisNexis Risk Solutions director Louise Johnson explains.

As insurance professionals and consumer groups call for tougher regulation of social media platforms, the industry is doing its utmost to disrupt the rise of the ghost broker.

Yet despite efforts to work together, proactively sharing data and running consumer education campaigns, ghost broking is showing no signs of abating.

The increasingly digitised nature of insurance provides organised online criminal gangs with new methods to take advantage of victims, often those with the least to lose

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