42 arrested for mutilations to defraud

In palermo

(ANSA) - Palermo, April 15 - Italian police on Monday arrested 42 people in collection with a suspected ring that inflicted mutilations and fractures in order to defraud car insurance policies.
    The arrests took place in Palermo.
    Those arrested include a Palermo lawyer who processed a number of false claims, police said.
    Hundreds of people were placed under investigation.
    According to police, those whose limbs were mutilated or fractured were willing participants in the scam.
   

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