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Haywards Heath insurance firm shops abusive customer to the police
12:44pm Monday 1st October 2012 in News
A Sussex insurance company is warning people who lie on their applications for policies that they will pass their details to police.
Haywards Heath firm 1st Central contacted the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) over a London man’s application for car insurance.
He had failed to disclose driving offences and accidents – and later became abusive towards the company’s staff.
The 51-year-old was arrested in July and was given a community order at City of London Magistrates’ Court this week.
Glen Marr, the director of fraud at 1st Central, said: “Our message and commitment to fraudsters is very clear; we will detect you and there will be repercussions for your dishonesty, which could have far-reaching personal impact.
“We will continue to refer instances of insurance fraud to IFED and we look forward to many more cases being brought before the courts.”