Watch the full video at https://rumble.com/vepget-a-video-explaining-arson-for-profit-and-other-property-insurance-frauds.html and at https: // youtu.be/t2SeWXXkNcA  Any first-party property adjuster will encounter in his or her career attempts to defraud the insurer for whom the adjuster works. It is imperative that the adjuster is aware of any type of property insurance fraud he or she may encounter. Some, but certainly not all, types of fraud follow:
Arson for profit.
Arson is the intentional burning of property. It is no longer limited to specific types of properties. While it may be the most dangerous of all insurance fraud methods, people continue to try fraud by burning their homes, vehicles and business structures. to the insurer, fraud is not arson. To defend a claim based on fraud with burning, the insurer must prove the following:
- The property was insured under an insurance contract.
- The insurance contract contained a provision that allowed the insurer to invalidate the insurance due to misrepresentation, concealment, false swearing, fraud or an exclusion from the insured's intentional acts similar to that of the New York Standard Fire Insurance Policy.
- The fire was not accidental.
- The fire was caused by acts of a person or persons.
- The fire is lit by the insured or someone acting for the insured.
- The fire is lit for the purpose of deceiving the insurer.
Staged Water Damage or Mold Claims
19659014] Several other claims of property fraud
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