60 in "Crash for cash" scam

A total of 60 people have been convicted or pleaded guilty to being involved in one of the country's largest "cash for crash" scams.

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"Crash for cash" scam: The Wright family

Alan Wright - described by a source as the head of the family - has been sentenced to four years in prison. He was found to have faked four crashes over a period of ten months.

Alan Wright - head of family Credit: Durham Police

Paul Jonathan Wright, who ran PJ Autos, a recovery, storage and vehicle hire business, has yet to be sentenced for his part in the "crash for cash" scam.

He is thought to be involved by making false claims for storing damaged cars and hiring out replacement vehicles at up to £200 a day.

Paul Jonathon Wright Credit: Durham Police

Joseph Anthony Wright will serve 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy.

Joseph Anthony Wright Credit: Durham Police

Jonathan Wright was convicted and sentenced to 30 months in prison.

Jonathan Wright Credit: Durham Police

Robert Wright has been convicted and will serve nine months in prison.

Robert Wright Credit: Durham Police
Joseph Wright Credit: Durham Police

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