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Jeep torched in insurance scam

Jeep torched in insurance scam

March 26
10:35 2013

Two brothers have been accused of setting fire to their car in order to claim the insurance money.

Mehmet and Cise Terun are charged with torching their top of the range BMW X5 Jeep with the intent to defraud their insurance company.

Also appearing in court with the brothers is their neighbour Tevfik Cidam who, it is alleged, was paid by them to commit arson. All three men have admitted their crimes in voluntary statements.

They have been released on bail until a court date is set. Travel documents have been confiscated .

 

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