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Accident Group faces claims probe

The Accident Group, the personal injury firm, is at the centre of a fraudulent claims investigation after being placed into administration.

Link: PwC sacks staff at personal claims firm

Bus company Arriva has hired private investigators to scrutinise more than 400 claims made by Manchester-based firm The Accident Group.

The Accident Group’s parent company, the Amulet Group, was placed into administration last Friday. PricewaterhouseCoopers has been appointed administrators.

A spokesman for Arriva said: ‘We can confirm that during a sixth month period over 400 claims were submitted by representatives of The Accident Group. Subsequently a number were withdrawn, a number of people were uncontactable and in a number of cases fraud was suspected.’

No one was available for to comment at The Accident Group offices today.Amulet going bust has meant 2,500 staff members have lost their jobs, many learning their fate by text message.

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