A woman has been jailed after fraudulently claiming she had a daughter who had suffered injuries during the terror attack at Manchester Arena last year.
Susan Pain, 51, from Liverpool, made 31 fraudulent insurance claims for unexpected overheads encountered by medical professionals, including one where she stated that her daughter had sustained serious injuries in the terror attack at Ariana Grande’s concert in Manchester.
On Tuesday 18 September, she was sentenced to two years for fraud by false representation, according to City of London Police.
Police say Pain worked as a Director for an insurance broker that sold policies underwritten by AXA, and following some discrepancies, AXA began investigating her.
Pain claimed for loss of earnings due to her daughter sustaining multiple serious injuries in the terror attack at Manchester Arena, and having two major operations.
Susan Pain has no children, with AXA unable to trace the victim. After this, AXA conducted a complete review of the claims processed by Pain and they discovered a number of other discrepancies.
In total, Pain falsely claimed £142,334.
Detective Constable Ant Andrews, who the led the investigation for IFED, said: “Pain exploited the tragic terror attack at the MEN Arena, as well as other examples of human suffering, to make a financial gain.
“She is now paying a significant price for her fraudulent activity, not just with the sentence handed down by the court, but also with the loss of her job and reputation.”