Cash for crash hotspots

Do you live in any of the areas identified by the IFB as top spots for crash for cash set-ups.  There are 20 such areas throughout the UK where scammers drive their cars to busy intersections and conduct driving tactics designed to cause accidents.

You are most likely to become a victim to this insurance fraud if you live in Birmingham, Bradford, Liverpool, London East, London North, or Manchester.

There are a number of IFB assisted police operations going on in all of the targeted areas, which also include barking, Blackburn, Chester, Harrow, Ilford and Barking, Leeds, London North West, Luton, Newcastle upon Tyne, Oldham, Sheffield, Uxbridge, Wakefield and Warrington.

Since it was begun in 2006, the Insurance Fraud Bureau has aided police in making over 400 arrests regarding insurance fraud.  Those arrests have resulted in 98 convictions. There are currently 27 ongoing operations in process regarding the crash for cash schemes.