A mother and son have been charged with insurance fraud after the pair faked the mother's death to claim £140,000 worth of life insurance.
Arafa Nassib, 48, has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment, and her 18 year-old son Adil Kasim has been given a 12 month community order. The pair were sentenced on 12 July after claiming Nassib died in a car crash in Zanzibar in April 2016. The case was referred to the City of London Police's Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) by Scottish Widows in November 2016. The insurer was suspicious of the documentation provided by Kasim when he tried to make a claim against his mother's...
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