Three siblings arrested after alleged R2.4 million insurance coverage rip-off

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Police arrested three siblings over fake insurance coverage claims. Picture: iStock.

The three, primitive between 30 and 40, had been arrested proper by a joint operation throughout the Umzinto policing precinct on Friday.

Three KwaZulu-Natal siblings have been arrested on fees of insurance coverage fraud after allegedly the utilization of the tiny print of a pointless specific particular person to file claims to the tune of greater than R2 million.

The three, primitive between 30 and 40, had been arrested proper by a joint operation throughout the Umzinto policing precinct on Friday.

“It is alleged on 5 November 2019, a complete of 9 fake claims had been submitted to an insurance coverage agency for processing and cost after the insured specific particular person had handed on. The claims had been fake and manipulated by the suspects,” talked about police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala.

An quantity of R2.4 million was as quickly as scheduled to be paid when it was as quickly as discovered the paperwork had been fake, Gwala talked about.

The siblings regarded throughout the Scottburgh magistrate’s Court docket docket on Friday and have been recognized as Thasveer Bobbie, Nirvana Paparam and Nirasha Rampal. That they had been each granted bail of R10 000.

The matter was as quickly as postponed to 16 November.

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