This weeks top story looks at the rise of ‘Flash for Crash’ claims, where fraudsters flash their lights at a round about or junction, enticing innocent drivers into the path of a deliberate collision in a bid to claim on their insurance. Some 380 false insurance claims are made daily, costing the motor industry £1.7m a year.
In other news, a survey of 1,500 drivers revealed that should their car suffer even minor damage, 47% would use it as an excuse to buy a new one as they feel that it becomes “tainted” and they no longer want it!
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