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Fraud officers arrest a mother and son after they 'faked her death in a Zanzibar car crash to collect the £140,000 pay out'
Mother accused of faking death in Zanzibar car crash but was actually in Canada
Daily Mail 15/2/2017


Crash-for-cash scammers targeting drivers in Leicestershire - for the past TWO years Read more at http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/crash-for-cash-scammers-targeting-drivers-in-leicestershire-for-the-
An eye witness has come forward to expose a crash-for-cash scam targeting motorists at a busy Leicestershire roundabout.
Leicester Mercury 7/2/2017


Innocent pensioner died after four fraudsters rammed into car in 'crash for cash' plot, court hears
An innocent pensioner died after four fraudsters rammed into a car in a “crash for cash” plot, a court heard.
The Telegraph 7/2/2017


Wedding picture ruins possible £25k insurance scam after Facebook search rumbles dodgy pair
This is the wedding picture that lifted the lid on a possible £25,000 insurance scam.
Daily Record 6/2/2017


Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable"
The judge also said he found the man to be “guarded and defensive”.
The Journal 6/2/2017


Crash for cash' gang of 19 men and women who engineered 300 accidents to make £1.1m fake insurance claims are jailed for total of 24 years
Ringleader Mohammed Zubair Jamil was estimated to have caused 300 crashes
Mail on line 20/12/2016


Nine months extra jail time for the Carlisle cash for crash mastermind
A criminal locked up for masterminding a £600,000 fraud has had nine months added to his sentence for other crimes.
Nes and Star 8/12/2016


New technology will tackle insurance fraud, says inventor of Jolt crash-recording app
NEW technology could be the only way to crack down on the fraud which has prevented the motor insurance sector from making a profit for 14 years.
Daily Echo 7/12/2016


Munster-based fraud ring 'claims more than €1m in 10 years'
An insurance company has claimed that an insurance fraud ring operating in Munster has claimed more than €1 million in the last decade.
RTE 7/12/2016


Seven years for 'cash for crash' mastermind
The mastermind behind Cumbria’s biggest ever “cash for crash” insurance fraud has been jailed for seven years.
News and Star 18/11/2016


Judge hears of huge "cash for crash" scam as hearing gets underway
Carlisle's most senior Crown Court judge has begun sentencing 35 people who were part of a huge "cash for crash" insurance fraud.
News and Star 17/11/2016


Crackdown on whiplash claims could knock £40 off car insurance bills
Ministry of Justice announces plan to tackle ‘toxic’ compensation culture by making it much tougher to win payouts
The Guardian 17/11/2016


Epsom ghostbroker sentenced for £89,000 fraud
Renan Gomes admitted to setting up over 100 fraudulent car insurance policies.
Insurance Age 25/5/2016


Sunderland couple deny insurance fraud for ‘lost’ £11,500 diamond ring
A Sunderland couple have pleaded not guilty to making a false insurance claim of £11,500 for a diamond ring.
Sunderland Echo 12/5/2016


Insurance manager who stole €220k over six years to pay off drugs debt avoids jail sentence
A senior claims manager who defrauded her employer of €220,000 over six years so she could pay off a spiralling drug debt has received a two and half year suspended sentence.
News Courts 12/5/2016


Aircraft engineer, 45, who stole £180,000 of professional camera gear from rental company and claimed it went missing on a BA flight to Turkey is jailed for two years
Miguel Kakaie, 45, hired professional camera equipment from Take 2, Acton
Mail on Line 12/5/2016


Couple caught scamming insurance company by swapping car number plates
A COUPLE who embarked on a "foolish enterprise" to defraud a car insurance company by switching number plates on their cars were caught after being given a parking ticket - and challenging it
South Wales Evening Post 9/5/2016


Liverpool insurance claim handler admits £55,000 fraud
An insurance claim handler used and abused his position to devise a £55,000 scam.
Liverpool Echo 9/5/2016


Family GP 'wrote fake medical reports for £350 each on a 'no-win-no-fee' basis for personal injury lawyers'
Dr Lawrence Adler accused of forging medical reports for £350 each
Mail on Line 5/5/2016


Preston solicitors deny insurance fraud plot
Two solicitors from Preston have denied their involvement in fraud plots.
Lancashire Evening Post 1/5/2016


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