Smash repairer charged over fraudulent insurance claims

A smash repairer from Sydney’s south-west has been charged with fraud following an investigation into dodgy fraudulent Compulsory Third Party insurance claims.

The 56-year-old man was arrested at a business at Warwick Farm about 8.30am on Thursday.

Police allege the man knowingly participated in activities associated with making fraudulent insurance claims.


He was taken to Liverpool Police Station and charged with fraud.

Fraud & Cybercrime Squad Commander, Detective Superintendent Arthur Katsogiannis, commended the meticulous work of investigators.

“Detectives are continuing to gather and examine claim forms and other documentation, and the results are showing their hard work is paying off,” Det Supt Katsogiannis said.

“Our investigation remains focused on the business model and dismantling it; one by one, we will put every person who knowingly played a part in defrauding the CTP scheme before the courts.

“That said, it’s not too late to come forward if you are, or have been, involved in submitting or facilitating fraudulent claims. Come and see us before we come for you,” Det Supt Katsogiannis said.