Couple Sentenced For 'Cash For Crash' Insurance Scam

By Martin Croucher (August 17, 2020, 1:51 PM BST) -- A young couple have been given suspended jail sentences after attempting to swindle insurers out of approximately £50,000 ($64,800) in a series of "cash for crash" scams, police said Monday.

Corey Ashleigh-John and Chloe Jade Pitcher, both 24 and from Bedfordshire, were each given four-month jail sentences, suspended for a year, at a hearing at Luton Crown Court on Friday. Insurers paid £3,000 into Ashleigh-John's bank account, and he would have got away with as much as £50,000 if all the claims had succeeded, police said.


City of London Police, which brought the case, said that Ashleigh-John and Pitcher took...

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