crash for cash


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crash for cash

n
(Insurance) denoting a type of insurance fraud in which people bring about road accidents to ensure that a substantial claim is made
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GILLIAN CARMAN, account executive at Wilby Ltd, on 'cash for crash' tactics and how cut your chances of becoming a victim ACCORDING to the Insurance Fraud Bureau, a company established to fight against insurance fraud 'Crash for Cash scams' where fraudsters deliberately manufacture collisions with innocent road users to profit from fraudulent insurance claims, are costing around PS340m a year.
Our article, 'Crash for cash' nurse struck off, on April 25, 2019, reported nurse Nicola Bartlett being struck off for life after claiming PS16,000 in a fraudulent insurance claim.
THREE Birmingham 'crash for cash' fraudsters have been jailed for engineering a 50mph pile-up on the M6 in a bid to win an insurance payout.
A How To Complain pack is also available by writing to the Legal and Compliance Department, Reach PLC, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AP Our article "'crash for cash' nurse banned", April 25, 2019, reported nurse Nicola Bartlett being struck off for life after claiming PS16,000 in a fraudulent insurance claim.
Organised gangs involved in Crash for Cash scams put the lives of innocent members of the public at risk by deliberately causing collisions to line their own pockets from bogus insurance claims.
It usually happens when someone is shunted from behind (hence all those crash for cash scams where fraudsters undo brake lights so someone hits them at a junction) but you hit the other car on the front passenger door so whiplash is far less likely.
Organised frauds, such as staged "crash for cash" motor accidents, fell by 22 per cent compared with 2016, with frauds worth PS158million detected.
THE nation's biggest ever "crash for cash" car insurance racket has been cracked, with 158 people now prosecuted over PS2million in bogus claims.
6 WHICH city is the "crash for cash" capital, according to insurer Aviva?
"Crash for cash does not just push up premiums for genuine customers, it puts innocent motorists at risk.