FRAUDSTERS who tried to con an insurer out of around £20,000 by falsely claiming for injuries received in a crash that never happened have been found out by a telematics device.

The personal injury claim was filed with Aviva after three claimants reported that two vehicles had been in a collision in Liverpool.

But the telematics ‘black box’ fitted to one of the vehicles supposedly in the shunt proved that the vehicle was more than two miles away from where the accident was said to have occurred.

The telematics system can record a vehicle’s location with pinpoint accuracy and also monitors its condition.

read the full story via technology beats fraudulent motor insurance claims. | Stoke Sentinel.