Motorists warned of new 'flash-for-cash' insurance scams

Leon Poultney
Motorists warned of new 'flash-for-cash' insurance scams
Motorists warned of new 'flash-for-cash' insurance scams

Police are warning drivers to be aware of a new menace on our roads – those practising the dark art of 'flash-for-cash' scams, where the fraudster flashes their headlights at a fellow motorist to allow them to exit a junction, only to deliberately plough into them.

Anti-fraud experts believe gangs are targeting vulnerable road users, including elderly drivers and women with children in the car.