Gang collared after £95,000 card scam on 1st Central uncovered


A criminal gang has been sentenced for conspiracy to defraud motor insurer 1st Central out of over £95,000 and money laundering offences.

The gang claimed refunds on several car insurance policies. The policies were bought with stolen card information and later refunded to genuine cards.

Eleven members of the gang were sentenced in December 2017, while the remaining two were sentenced on 30 January. Nine members were sentenced for conspiracy to commit fraud and four were sentenced for money

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