22 Feb '11, 12pm

Alleged insurance cheat charged

SINGAPORE: A 44-year-old man has been charged with giving false information to the police and filing false insurance claims. Hamzah Karim, who faces 39 charges, is also accused of instigating 11 others to do likewise. It's believed they did so to obtain money from insurance companies. Most of the cases centred around a traffic accident between an SBS bus and a motorcycle that took place along Loyang Avenue at around 9pm on May 9, 2007. It's believed Hamzah and his alleged accomplices claimed they were passengers on the bus who were hurt in the incident. However, court documents stated none of them was on the vehicle when the accident occurred. The group then allegedly filed their false police reports before approaching Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance to make their claims. Besides Hamzah, two other men were also charged on Tuesday, with the offence. They are 31-year-old Yus...

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