Thirty-eight fraudsters charged for “crash for cash” scam

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Thirty-eight people have been charged for "cash for crash" insurance fraud offences in Cumbria following an investigation by the Cumbria Constabulary and the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB).

The operation saw numerous people being investigated for conspiring to defraud motor insurance companies for collisions that allegedly occurred in the county between 2010 and 2014.

The 38 fraudsters appeared before North Cumbria Magistrates Court on 28 July and were charged with the offences.

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