CPS seize £40,000 from canoe fraudster John Darwin – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted July 16th, 2015 in fraud, news, proceeds of crime by tracey

‘The Crown Prosecution Service has recovered £40,000 from John Darwin, who was found guilty of deception in 2008 with his wife over a life insurance scam. He faked his own death and was reported missing in a canoe in the sea off Seaton Carew in March 2002. Meanwhile, his wife collected hundreds of thousands of pounds in life insurance payouts, with John Darwin hiding in the marital home.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 16th July 2015

Source: www.cps.gov.uk