Car Insurance Fraud
If you withhold or use fraudulent information when you are under a duty to disclose correct information to an insurance provider you are committing an offence of 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.
Should you be facing allegations of car insurance fraud, know that all hope is not lost when it comes to prosecution. The Driving Offence Solicitors at Lupton Fawcett are 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.
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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.
With offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York, we are able to provide assistance to drivers across Yorkshire and the rest of the UK.