‘Ghost broker’ given 21 month suspended jail term

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A London-based fraudster has been given 21 months imprisonment, suspended for two years, after trying to defraud 25 insurance companies of over £39,000.

Hojjat Nickhoo, 32, of Derby Road, Enfield was sentenced at the Old Bailey yesterday (18 August) after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud.

He had taken out several fraudulent motor insurance policies whilst acting as a 'ghost broker' and then staged or invented collisions in order to submit fraudulent injury claims against the various

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