|[August 19, 2014]
Social Intelligence to Provide Social Media Analytics Engine to the National Insurance Crime Bureau to Combat Workers' Compensation Fraud
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Intelligence, the leading provider of social media risk assessment
data and predictive analytics, announced today that they have been
selected by the National
Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) to provide their Workbench tool to
combat workers' compensation fraud.
The partnership was announced at the 69th Annual Workers'
Compensation Education Conference at the Orlando World Center
Marriott in Orlando, Florida.
"The NICB is committed to preventing abuse of workers' compensation, and
having access to tools such as Social Intelligence Workbench is
paramount to our efforts," said Brian Smidt, vice president, data
analytics at the NICB. "The tool's real-time identity analytics and
report building capabilities enable our investigatorsand law
enforcement partners to do what they do best."
The NICB will be utilizing Social Intelligence Workbench to quickly
identify, aggregate, and analyze relevant, publicly-available online
information as an investigation is being conducted. The Workbench tool
provides investigators with the ability to capture all desired content -
such as public postings on social media networks, blogs, and message
forums - in an easy-to-use report, which can be preserved and accessed
at a later time.
"We're very proud to have been selected by the NICB to help aid in their
fight against fraud," said Max Drucker, CEO at Social Intelligence.
"Social media investigations are invaluable in preventing fraud, waste,
and abuse and we are excited to be providing the Social Intelligence
Workbench to accomplish these important goals for NICB."
For more information, visit http://socialintel.com/products-and-solutions/search.html
About 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 data
analytics, investigations, training, legislative advocacy and public
awareness. The NICB is supported by more than 1,100 property and
casualty insurance companies and self-insured organizations. NICB member
companies wrote $371 billion in insurance premiums in 2013, or more than
78 percent of the nation's property/casualty insurance. That includes
more than 93 percent ($168 billion) of the nation's personal auto
insurance. To learn more visit www.nicb.org.
About Social Intelligence Corp.
Social Intelligence Corp. is the leading provider of social media risk
assessment data and analytics to a wide range of industries. With
innovative and legally compliant tools, technology, and predictive
analytics, Social Intelligence's suite of products identify insurance
fraud, facilitate better hiring decisions, and reduce overall corporate
risk. Social Intelligence is compliant with Federal and State laws to
ensure that both individuals and organizations are protected. Visit www.socialintel.com
for additional information.
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