Man sentenced in £100,000 Mr Whippy van insurance fraud case

A man behind bars

A 39-year-old man was sentenced on Friday 27 May for his part in an insurance fraud where an ice cream van was used to stage fake accidents across the country.

City of London Police said the van was identified as being linked to three separate fraudulent insurance claims which, had they been paid out in full, would have cost the insurers around £100,000.

Barry Mark Sandmann, 39, of Brompton Lane, Strood, Kent pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey on Friday 29 April to conspiracy to defraud and fraud

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