Auto-Owners Insurance Group Joins NICB

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) announced today that the Auto-Owners Insurance Group is the newest addition to NICB’s 1,000-plus member companies.

Auto-Owners Insurance Group, headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, is a Fortune 500 company and is the 17th largest property/casualty insurance company in the nation, based on written premium, and the largest insurer domiciled in Michigan. Auto-Owners writes insurance in 25 states and has over $4.4 billion in written premium.

Auto-Owners Insurance Group is one of only seven groups of insurance companies in the United States to receive the highest rating possible, A++ Superior by A.M. Best, which is a nationally recognized rating agency for insurance companies. In 2008, Auto- Owners was rated “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with the Auto Insurance Claims Experience” by J. D. Power and Associates 2008 Auto Claims Satisfaction Study(SM). Auto-Owners has over 4.6 million policies.

“We are very proud to welcome Auto-Owners to the NICB family,” said Joe Wehrle, NICB’s president and chief executive officer. “NICB represents all of the nation’s 30 largest property/casualty insurer companies in the fight against vehicle theft and insurance fraud. We know that our strength lies in numbers. The more companies that we have working with us, the more successful we will be in combating insurance-related crimes.”

About the National Insurance Crime Bureau: headquartered in Des Plaines, Ill., the NICB is the nation’s leading not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to preventing, detecting and defeating insurance fraud and vehicle theft through information analysis, investigations, training, legislative advocacy and public awareness. The NICB is supported by more than 1,000 property and casualty insurance companies and self-insured organizations. NICB member companies wrote nearly $343 billion in insurance premiums in 2008, or more than 82 percent of the nation’s property/casualty insurance. To learn more visit

SOURCE National Insurance Crime Bureau

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