MASS calls for better resources to tackle crash for cash fraud

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Craig Budsworth, MASS chair, said the IFB’s report confirmed the society’s suspicions that organised criminal gangs are responsible for one in seven personal injury claims relating to motor accidents.

He added that although such claims had been reduced by 25,000 last year, this number could be tripled by stamping out fraud.

Furthermore, the report confirmed that the vast majority of whiplash claims are legitimate.

Mr Budsworth stated: “Every support must be given to the authorities to ensure

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