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Spooked Three due in court over probe into 'ghost brokers' who falsely obtained car insurance policies

Over 2,500 motor insurance policies have been identified as fraudulently obtained through ghost broking activities.

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Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with by gardai investigating the activities of so-called motor insurance "ghost brokers”. 

Two men in their 40s and one woman, also in her 40s, are due before Blanchardstown District Court at 10.30am this morning.

It follows a lengthy probe conducted by the Garda’s Special Investigations Unit which is attached to the Dublin Metropolitan Region (DMR) Roads Policing Unit in Dublin Castle.

The ongoing operation targets the activities of "ghost brokers” involved in fraudulently obtaining motor insurance policies.

A spokesperson for An Garda Siochana revealed: “The Special Investigations Unit, DMR Roads Policing Division has worked closely with a number of insurance companies over the past number of years.

"And as a direct result of this investigation, in excess of 2,500 motor insurance policies have been identified as fraudulently obtained through ghost broking activities.”

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