Aviva brands Newcastle cash-for-crash sentences "disappointing"


The party of 13 walked free from Newcastle Crown Court despite having staged a stag party minibus crash to claim £134,000 for "whiplash injuries". 

After being sentenced, one of the offenders, Richard Oliver, 25, was photographed grinning outside court while brandishing a wad of money.

Aviva investigated the injury claims and reported the incident to police.

And speaking about the sentences, the insurer's head of fraud, Tom Gardiner, said: "We are disappointed with the sentences handed down in

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