It was a fraud so large that it cost local people up to a hundred pounds extra on their car insurance bills.
Tonight we told you about the organised crime family who made millions of pounds from scamming the insurance industry.
In all, sixty people either pleaded or were found guilty, in what the police have described as "organised crime on a massive scale".
Watch the full report from our correspondent Ben Chapman below.
More top news
Kerrie brings you Sunday night's forecast
April weather returns for the week ahead
Over 700 fusiliers, veterans and cadets have marched in Newcastle to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the regiment.