ERS snares fraudster who is given six-month jail term


Specialist motor insurer ERS has thwarted the efforts of a fraudster who was consequently given a six-month jail sentence, suspended for two years, at the High Court.

The case represented the insurer's first private fraud prosecution.

Raymond Fearnon, 32, of Gibbs Close in Lambeth, attempted to defraud the provider by making a third-party claim against a minibus policy after the vehicle had been involved in an accident in August 2013.

He falsely claimed to be a passenger in the minibus at the

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