Protect yourself from fender-bender fraud

By on February 17, 2012 at 9:16 AM

Posted in: Claims

You’ve seen them on TV: car accident “victims” with fake neck braces trying to win a settlement they don’t deserve. But this is more than TV fiction – fender-bender fraud happens in real life, too.

If you get into an accident — big or small — there are things you can do to minimize the chance of anyone taking advantage of the situation. To learn how to avoid auto-accident schemers, GEICO Now chatted with Steven Rutzebeck, director of GEICO’s Special Investigations Unit. Visit to read Steve’s expert tips.