Jailed: Fraudster’s Festive Fakery Exposed – Christmas Shopping Caught on Film
Mark Hilton, a 49-year-old from Dartford, Kent, has been sentenced to ten months in jail and faces a £150,000 court bill after his inept attempt at insurance fraud was exposed.
Hilton, who claimed severe disability from a 2015 workplace incident, was filmed doing Christmas shopping and other activities that contradicted his compensation claim.
Insurance Fraud Unveiled: Christmas Shopping Footage Lands Fraudster in Jail
Hilton, a grandfather-of-six, suffered soft tissue injuries in 2015 when a heavy fuel hose fell on him while working as a driver.
Despite claiming over £600,000 in compensation, private investigators filmed him walking his dog, Christmas shopping, fixing his car, and visiting stores.
The judge labeled his claim as ‘false and grossly exaggerated,’ leading to a contempt of court admission, a ten-month jail term, and a £150,000 court bill.
£600,000 Insurance Scam: Christmas Shopping Spree Sinks Fraudster’s Claim
Initially filing a ‘modest’ compensation claim, Hilton’s attempt to defraud insurers escalated to over £600,000.
He falsely portrayed himself as severely disabled, unable to dress himself or perform basic tasks. Surveillance footage from various years captured him engaged in activities inconsistent with his claims, leading to the dismissal of his case and subsequent legal consequences.
Grandfather’s Christmas Deceit: Insurance Fraudster Faces Jail and Heavy Fine
In a calculated yet ineptly executed insurance fraud, Mark Hilton’s attempt to deceive insurers with false disability claims has resulted in a ten-month jail sentence and a £150,000 court bill.
His Christmas shopping escapade, caught on film, played a pivotal role in exposing the exaggeration of his injuries, leading to a contempt of court admission and legal repercussions.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn