Car Insurance Fraud

Car insurance fraud is an offence contrary to Section 1(2) Fraud Act 2006 and Section 174(5) Road Traffic Act 1988.

A person is liable upon conviction to the following penalties:

  • In the Magistrates’ Court – a maximum of six months’ imprisonment and/or a fine;
  • In the Crown Court – a maximum of two years’ imprisonment and/or a financial penalty or fine.

For the best chance possible of easing the consequences of car insurance fraud get in touch with our solicitors today.

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Should you be facing allegations of car insurance fraud, know that all hope is not lost when it comes to prosecution.  The Driving Offence Team at Lupton Fawcett is dedicated to helping those who have withheld information or relied or provided fraudulent information to insurance providers, we can use the consequence of this error as we know you may never have intended to break the law.

We will work towards protecting your interests by gathering all of the relevant evidence, providing expert representation during Court proceedings and exploring every option available to you – explaining everything in plain English.

With offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York, we are able to provide assistance to drivers across Yorkshire and the rest of the UK.

For more information on our fees, please click here to view details of our Transparency Pricing.

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If you have been accused of car insurance fraud, our professional and approachable team is waiting to hear from you.  You can get in touch by using the details on the enquiry form or if you require immediate assistance, please contact us 24/7 on 07971 520407.

Thank you Meghan for your advice and support in putting my case forward in such a way that the magistrates took account of my condition, and as a result, gave me a manageable penalty.


I have wanted to let you know since the start how very professional and brilliant you were in representing my husband. It was me who initially rang around making enquiries with various reputable law firms for representation and it was you who stood out amongst all the solicitors I spoke to. Very professional and knowledgeable, attentive and great client relation skills. You have a very good asset there.


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From the outset, Meghan helped put me more at ease, by explaining the process in simple terms which before seemed like a very daunting task. She was calm and professional during my interview, which helped as the policeman had little understanding of how the law works in these situations. Meghan looked through my case and really helped me through the next steps towards court. I received very good advice at court. Meghan's knowledge of the law helped me achieve the result I needed to retain my license and be able to carry on with my busy life. My family, staff and I will be forever grateful.

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Jeremy Scott heads the Lupton Fawcett Regulatory and corporate defence department and is praised for his 'significant experience defending businesses and senior employees'.

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