Crash for Cash
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How police exposed Wales' great crash for cash scam

A five-year long police investigation into one of the biggest crash for cash rackets is drawing to a close.

A total of 83 people have been convicted - jailed or given suspended sentences - over a family-run fraud at a south Wales garage thought to have defrauded insurers of about £2m.

For the past three years BBC Wales' Week In Week Out current affairs programme has followed the Gwent Police investigation, securing exclusive access to those leading it.

Here is a glimpse at the tenacity which exposed the size, audacity and at times blatant stupidity of Wales' great car crash con.

  • 22 Jan 2016
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