Sixteen fraudsters sentenced for insurance scam


Sixteen fraudsters have received a combination of prison sentences, suspended jail terms and/or the requirement to do unpaid work for their part in a £225,000 scam.

It related to a firm known as ‘Optimum Car Hire' whereby fraudsters submitted false insurance claims associated with fictitious collisions and claims for hire charges for vehicles that were never actually hired.

On eight occasions the same hire car was on hire to different people at the same time and 35 false invoices were created to

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