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Whiplash insurance hoaxer caught after not hanging up

Wednesday, July 18, 2012   Admin

A man from Leeds who attempted to carry out an insurance fraud was found out after he failed to put the phone down properly to his insurance company and was recorded boasting about how easy it was.

John Machin is the first insurance hoaxer to be convicted following the setting-up of the Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) in January 2012, a specialist police unit entirely funded by the insurance industry.

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