Trio Jailed Over ‘Crash For Cash’ Whiplash Scam

Law360, London (June 10, 2019, 5:52 PM BST) -- Three ‘cash for crash’ fraudsters have been jailed for a combined five years and 10 months after making bogus whiplash claims worth £28,000 ($35,000), the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department said Monday.

Mohammed Azam, Husnain Ahmed and Sufyan Lone were sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court on Friday for deliberately colliding with a driver on a highway slip road while travelling at more than 80 kilometers an hour in order to make a fake claim for neck injuries.

After the crash, all three men put in personal injury claims for whiplash. In total, the fraudulent claims amounted to £28,161,...

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