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Naughty, Naughty, Naughty Crooks
Naughty, naughty, naughty. Insurance fraudsters have created a new technique for causing profitable traffic collisions, a claim investigator has revealed (APU Ltd). This “flash for cash” scam is alarmingly simple. The fraudster travels (say) on a main road that has a smaller road joining on the left via a t-junction. The criminal, of course, has right of way as defined by the rules of the road. He then spots a vehicle waiting at the t-junction and flashes his lights to indicate that he will allow the driver to move safely onto the main road. However, the moment the innocent party commits to the manoeuvre the fraudster accelerates and causes a collision. He then claims that he did not flash his lights, the innocent driver is blamed as he/she moved into oncoming traffic, and the crook receives insurance money for whiplash, etc. Naughty, naughty, naughty.
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