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How Social Media Networks Could End Crash for Cash Fraud

Driver suffering after traffic collisionWe’ve all heard the stories about so-called Crash for Cash scams. One of the most common is when cars brake suddenly in heavy traffic in order to deliberately get rear-ended. The occupants of the damaged vehicle then claim for hard-to-prove muscle injuries like whiplash.

Not only is this practice a little distasteful ethically, it’s downright dangerous. And apparently it’s having a real impact on the auto insurance industry. On average your premium is £50 per year higher due to highly organised criminal gangs who’re working these cons to acquire huge amounts of cash in false claims. Continue reading