The International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) is the largest organization for insurance investigators worldwide. IASIU was founded in 1984 in the USA by insurance fraud investigators and expanded into Europe in 1990. The primary mission of IASIU is to educate and raise the skill levels of Insurance Fraud Investigators and ensure that a high ethical standard is maintained. Our membership is worldwide with more than 4,000 members organised in 42 chapters coming from Europe, the United States, Australia, Asia, Canada and Latin America.


Founded in 1984 by a group of insurance industry fraud investigators, the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) is a non-profit organization dedicated to:

  • Promoting a coordinated effort within the industry to combat insurance fraud

  • Providing education and training for insurance investigators

  • Developing greater awareness of the insurance fraud problem

  • Encouraging high professional standards of conduct among insurance investigators

  • Supporting legislation that acts as a deterrent to the crime of insurance fraud