An organised criminal gang of six men, including one from Edgware, who were behind a multi-million pound ‘Crash for Cash’ fraud, have been convicted of the scam. Jalid Hanadzai, 24, of Gaydon Lane, was remanded in custody for sentencing at Isleworth Crown Court on October 2. He had pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to one count of conspiracy to defraud. The gang operated predominantly in north London attempted to defraud the UK insurance industry of about £5.6million pounds. They were found guilty of conspiracy to defraud following a five-week trial at Isleworth Crown Court. Samoon Baryali, 39, of Evelyn Avenue, Barnet and Yousaf Haider, 44, of Tansy Close, Newham and Afaq Anjum Njum, 36, of Bayden Avenue, Salford, Lancashire, were found guilty of two counts of conspiracy to defraud. Mohammad Farshad Samoon, 28, of Evelyn Avenue, Barnet, was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to defraud. Muhammad Akik Miah, 38, of Exeter Road, Hounslow pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to one count of conspiracy to defraud. The other five gang members were bailed to appear at Isleworth Crown Court for sentencing on October 2.
Edgware man convicted after being involved with gang fraud
Published on: 20th October 2017 | By: The Newsdesk | Category: