Search press releases

Advanced search options

Contact our 24 hour press office

0207 601 2220
Dial 999 in an emergency
Dial 101 in a non-emergency

Press releases

Audacious family of fraudsters sentenced

Today (Thursday 22 February 2018) a man and a woman have been sentenced to a total of four years and six months for fraud and money laundering offences after they submitted fraudulent insurance claims totalling £37,334. A third defendant was sentenced earlier after pleading guilty.

Cost of car insurance fraud to victims revealed in new police campaign

The City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) has launched a national awareness campaign today (Monday 5 February 2018) to warn motorists about the dangers of buying fake car insurance from fraudsters, also known as ‘ghost brokers’, who are potentially leaving thousands* of unsuspecting victims driving without insurance.