John Darwin who disappeared in a canoe defrauded nearly £680,000
The 68-year-old who staged a fatal canoe accident in 2002 has started a new life in the Philippines, it has been revealed. John Darwin and his wife Anne were said to have benefited from a total of £679,196.62 from a scam which involved a mortgage policy worth almost £250,000 from Aviva (then known as Norwich Union) and a life-pay out worth nearly £68,000 from AIG. They also received Mr Darwin's prison service pension and a DWP pay-out. Before Darwin handed himself to a police station in 2009...
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