Man sentenced for fraudulent medical insurance claims

Twelve months imprisonment suspended for eighteen months

John Brazier
clock • 3 min read
Man sentenced for fraudulent medical insurance claims

London man was caught attempting to destroy evidence of fraudulent claim by eating the documents

Cormac McCollum, 26, of London has been sentenced twelve months imprisonment suspended for eighteen months, 180 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay £8,000 after filed two fraudulent claims for medical treatment while abroad. McCollum was found to have made two claims for his parents for medical treatments overseas through travel insurance policies taken out with insurer Direct Line, which raised suspicions over the legitimacy of the initial claim with the City of London Police's Insurance...

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