The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has released Crash for Cash hotspots data, revealing the UK’s top 30 postcode districts in the UK that are hotbeds for these life-endangering, fraudulent scams.
New data from the IFB shows that the majority of the top 30 postcode districts are located in the Midlands or the North of England. Birmingham has the highest level of representation on the map, with ten postcode districts featuring, five of which are in listed in the top 10.
Postcode districts in the Manchester postal area also feature prominently on the list, with five postcodes in the top 30. Surrounding area Oldham also features twice, as well as Bolton postcode BL3 being included on the list. Major cities Sheffield and Liverpool both have one postcode district featured in the top 30, Bradford in West Yorkshire also features as a hotbed, with five postcodes. Nearby Wakefield postcode WF13 also appears as number 20 on the list.