Many customers are faking the theft of expensive electronics and other personal property. Items that are easily taken aboard airplanes, buses and taxis.
Some of the fraud involved in these "travel cases" includes people faking illness to get out of paying for reserved seats on airplanes.
Insurers have dealt with these types of claims for years however. They have methods of identifying fraud - that's how we know it is up by 80%!
Check out the story here: Travel insurance fraud rises