Tel: 01992 471001

Email: hoddesdon@ashbourneinsurance.co.uk

Crash For Cash Fraudsters Jailed – Claims Management Company Caught Organising Collisions

Wo fraudsters have been jailed and a claims management company closed after the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) and Metropolitan Police exposed a crash for cash fraud ring.

The Met Police Traffic Unit launched an investigation in November 2011 after receiving information that Kami Claims Management was organising accidents across London.

On 1 February, at Southwark Crown Court, Andre Malagiac was sentenced to 12 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud and Ion Vaduva received a four-month prison sentence and had his car seized for his role as a stooge driver who deliberately caused collisions.

Malagiac, Kami’s company secretary, helped to orchestrate the scams in collusion with stooge drivers, who were sent out to cause crashes with motorists, typically on slip roads or roundabouts.

IFB head of operations Ben Fletcher said: “A joint investigation by the Metropolitan Police and IFB exposed a potentially multi-million pound fraud production line, which was masked behind the seemingly legitimate front of a claims management company. Guilty pleas demonstrate the quality of evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police, Ministry of Justice and insurance industry, while the convictions should send a clear message to fraudsters”.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent blogs

  • Vote for us…

    The “Love Hoddesdon” business improvement district are having a business awards for 2019 and I’d be very grateful if you would be …

    Peter Smits
  • 2019 Recruitment at Ashbourne Insurance is a Family Affair

    Independent insurance broker, Ashbourne Insurance of Hoddesdon, is rapidly approaching its fourth decade in business and this month has recruited Jack Smits …

    Peter Smits
  • The properties insurers find hardest to price

    Research reveals older properties have the biggest range of premiums. Data from Avantia reveals the property types that insurers find hardest to …

    Peter Smits
  • Archives

  • Calendar

    December 2019
    M T W T F S S
    « Nov    
     1
    2345678
    9101112131415
    16171819202122
    23242526272829
    3031  

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.