This month HM The Queen announces new measures against crash-for-cash claims, plus some serious jail time for those convicted of faking car hire invoices, property swindles and a fishy tale of VAT avoidance.
A four year investigation came to an end recently, as a `sell and rent back’ homes fraud ended with convictions for Edwin and Lorraine McLaren of Renfrewshire, Scotland.
An investigation by IFB (Insurance Fraud Bureau) and Derbyshire Police resulted in the conviction of three men who ran a fake claims management scam. The companies involved, Derby Enterprise and TTM Recovery, submitted fake vehicle storage invoices, plus fake personal injury claims.
A strange case of ‘supercar fraud’ has concluded with two men convicted of various offences including no insurance, no valid licence and perverting the course of justice.