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# car insurance
Allianz, AXA, FBD, RSA and Zurich to give relief on car insurance premiums
What kind of relief customers will get will vary from insurer to insurer.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Are 20% of personal injury insurance claims in Ireland fraudulent or exaggerated?
Members of the insurance industry have claimed that fraud is part of the reason for high premium costs.
So why won't insurance companies cover your 10-year-old car?
Many insurers refuse to offer policies for older cars regardless of their roadworthiness.
# slap on the wrist
Axa Insurance fined €675,000 by Central Bank for four-year breach of consumer code
The firm failed to insure that properly accredited people were supervising those handling insurance claims during that time.
# Repatriation
Sister of Irishman who died in Portugal tells of 'nightmare' trying to bring him home
A charity covered the repatriation costs when AA insurance refused to pay until an investigation was carried out.
# Data Breach
Loyaltybuild boss writes open letter apologising to customers as more firms hit by breach
The data breach has affected up to 1.5 million customers across Europe. The gardaí and the Data Protection Commissioner are investigating.
# data theft
Gardaí investigate as 1.5 million affected by Loyaltybuild data breach
Customers are being advised to check for unusual transactions over the last month.
# Data Breach
Over 500,000 potentially affected by loyalty scheme breach
An initial inspection report has found that the names, addresses and other details of some 1.12 million clients have also been compromised.
# Web Security
Criminals “have all details needed to use credit cards”
8,000 customers who booked weekend breaks through the insurance firm may have had their credit card details accessed.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you have concerns about using your credit card online?
More details of a major security breach have appeared this morning.
# Insurance
AXA pilots 'big brother'-style car scheme
People who take part in the Drivesave scheme, which monitors their driving behaviour, can save up to 30 per cent off their insurance.
Former garda found guilty of insurance corruption by Wexford court