Scottish footballer cleared of £94,000 fraud allegations

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According to the BBC, Mr O’Connor, who plays for Edinburgh club Hibernian, was accused of making a false claim worth £93,500 over his crashed Ferrari.

He told an Aviva rep that he had struck a deer while driving the car in April of last year, but it was alleged that a friend of his had crashed the car two weeks prior to this.

The Crown Office withdrew the case on 8 June 2012. A spokeswoman said: “It is the duty of the Crown to keep cases under review.

"After full and careful consideration of the

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