Four jailed for staging fake crash to cheat insurers
Two provided two of four vehicles; two posed as injured passengers
Published on Apr 26, 2014 9:40 AM
Four men involved in a conspiracy to cheat insurers of almost $25,000, by staging a fake road accident, were sentenced to between six weeks and four months in jail yesterday.
Two of them - Rudyanto Sarmani and Sallahudin Ehram - pleaded guilty to providing two vehicles in the four-vehicle "crash".
Meanwhile, Kamis Bakar and Afghani Eusope admitted to posing as injured passengers, even though they were never at the scene.
The plan's alleged masterminds were 38-year-old Mohammad Eunos Zakaria, who is yet to be tried, and 37-year-old Mohamad Nassir Tohar, who died in 2012 in Malaysia.
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