Arrests in County Durham insurance fraud inquiry

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Four men have been arrested in County Durham by police investigating suspected car insurance fraud.

Durham Police said the arrests were the latest in a 12-month investigation and brought the total number of arrests to 25.

They said its investigation involved looking at more than 300 accidents with claims averaging about £14,000.

Durham Police has been working with the Insurance Fraud Bureau.

The four men, from Derwentside and Darlington, are being questioned at police stations in the county.

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