Ghost broker sentenced after 22 counts of fraud


Daniel Toma Barbu, aged 49 of Tunmarsh Lane, London, received a suspended sentence of 16 weeks in prison, suspended for one year, along with 120 hours unpaid work following an Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department investigation. Ifed was contacted by LV in March 2014 after it identified 18 fraudulent policies. Ifed’s investigation uncovered additional fraudulent policies set up by Barbu who is thought to have made £59,200 from the scam. Detective constable Jamie Kirk said: “Ghost broking i