Eight arrested in two-mn-euro insurance scam

Suspects faked car accidents to collect insurance payouts

(ANSA) - Taranto, March 2 - Eight people were arrested Monday on suspicion of racketeering in an insurance scam that investigators say defrauded 18 auto insurance companies of more than two million euros.
    Seven suspects were placed under house arrest and the eighth went to jail.
    Some 150 people are being probed in the case, including a doctor and two lawyers. According to investigators, participants in the scam simulated car accidents in order to defraud the auto insurance companies.
   

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