Public Affairs

Public Affairs: Telling the Story

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The NICB Communications Department serves as the property-casualty insurance industry’s national voice on insurance fraud and crime issues. Programs and services are designed to educate and inform the public, news media, NICB members and their policyholders about insurance crime issues. Our solutions promote and foster a stronger anti-fraud environment nationwide, which is a powerful crime deterrent.

NICB in the News

Millions of clicks from hundreds of thousands of social media viewers are adding up to one critical component in the fight against insurance fraud and vehicle theft: greater public awareness of these crimes and how everyone can help to battle back.

We invite you to visit the News section to view videos, public service announcements, news releases and more on our part in the fight against insurance crime.

We All Pay the Price for Insurance Crime: If You Suspect Fraud, Speak Up!

As more people learn about insurance fraud and crimes, we can all become an effective part of solving this multi-billion dollar problem.

Report Fraud to NICB Anonymously

Visit our Report Fraud section for more information

Check before You Buy that Vehicle with NICB’s VINCheck®

Our most popular NICB consumer service is VINCheck, which helps the public to determine if a vehicle has been reported as stolen but not recovered or as a salvage vehicle.

Media Requests

If you are a reporter and have a request or question, please complete our brief media request form.


If you would like further information about NICB or have questions about insurance fraud, contact our Public Affairs and Communications Department.

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