Journalist Eamon Dillon writes about con-artists and fraud.
Wednesday, 21 October 2020
INSURANCE fairy tales
Here's a good story from the BBC about a guy, Mohammed Patel, setting up fake car crashes to defraud insurance companies. He carried out 93 crashes - a very similar number to those organised by the far more sophisticated Irish equivalent Michael Byrne who ended getting four years in jail and a €1 million bill from the Criminal Assets Bureau (see Chapter Four - The Fraudsters).