Pet insurance fraudster collared by the law

Pet insurance

A finance officer at a veterinary practice, who made more than £37,000 in fraudulent pet insurance claims by editing invoices obtained from her employer, has been sentenced.

Helen Pearse, 33, of Widdrington, Northumberland, took out pet insurance policies with six insurers and made a total of 18 fraudulent claims against them over four years.

In most cases, she made up

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