Man jailed after £2.3m insurance fraud attempt

A man behind bars

Michael Richards, 31, was involved in a car accident in 2004 in Milton Keynes which resulted in two deaths. According to the Motor Insurers' Bureau (MIB) he subsequently attempted to mislead medical and legal professionals and the MIB about the scale and nature of his head and orthopaedic injuries in an attempt to claim £2.3m in compensation from the MIB.

His sister Serina Richards was also sentenced to 14 days in prison and Mr Richards' foster father, Terence Bassnett, received a 14 day

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