Mobile phones could prove the surprise secret weapon ..

Mobile phones could prove the surprise secret weapon in the battle against insurance fraud, say experts. James Pinder, partner at Northern law firm Ricksons Solicitors, said: "Fraudsters involved in crashes - many of which they deliberately cause - will later exaggerate the damage and claim money for events that never happen. Taking a photograph of the scene with a mobile is a straightforward exercise which records the simply truth."