Fraudster jailed using Towergate CCTV footage

A man's hands sticking through prison bars

Tariq Mehmood was handed the 12-month sentence at Harrow Crown Court on 25 January.

His fellow gang members Ansab Rizwan and Ihtisham Gondal each received suspended sentences and 180 hours of unpaid work for their parts in the scam, while Nasser Khan - also involved - was given a 12-month community order and 100 hours unpaid work.

The scam was exposed using CCTV footage from the HGV’s in-cabin camera, supplied by Towergate Insurance.

The footage showed a black Volkswagen Golf working in tandem

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