Woman targets lorry in bizarre ‘crash-for-cash’ attempt by chasing down the truck and crawling under it to fake an accident following a business dispute with the driver
- Woman was filmed targeting a huge lorry on a road in Wuhu, China
Markerstudy and its law firm, DWF, have secured convictions against a fraudulent claimant and the man who acted as a decoy to carry out a crash-for-cash scam.
Mohammed Iqbal and Kasim Javed were sentenced to 10 months and two months
“Criminals can take cover in a driver’s blind spot, wait for the ideal moment, then accelerate and move into their pathway before slamming on the brakes.”
Thomas added: “Detecting new methods deployed by gangs is notoriously difficult and without video
Motorists are being warned of a new ‘hide and crash’ tactic being used by scammers across the UK – with potentially lethal consequences.
Three men who forced other drivers to crash into them have been jailed thanks to dash cam footage of the scam.
Three men have been jailed for carrying out a crash-for-cash insurance scam.
Police said their erratic manoeuvre caused a 50mph crash with a driver on an M6 slip road in Coventry.
Mohammed Azam, 47,
Three men have been jailed for carrying out a ‘crash for cash’ plan on a motorway slip road in Coventry.
The car, which was carrying the three men, performed an emergency stop on the entry slip at junction three.