Ghost broker sentenced for selling fraudulent Esure policies


A man has been sentenced for fraudulently obtaining more than 40 car insurance policies while posing as a broker and pocketing nearly £18,000 over a five-week period.

The City of London Police said in a statement that Gurwinder Virdee, 30, of Gregory Road, Southall, London, had acted as a ghost broker.

However, in reality Virdee was not a broker with an Esure agency, and he used false details and forged documentation to reduce the cost of premiums.

Virdee was sentenced to 23 months and two

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