Five men and a woman are set to appear in court this week
Six people have been charged over an alleged crash for cash scam taking place over a three-year-period, the Telegraph & Argus reports.
Five men and a woman from Keighley in West Yorkshire are due to appear in court this week on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation and conspiracy to commit money laundering following an investigation by the Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED).
One of the men has also been charged with possession of CS gas spray.
As part of a joint operation with West Yorkshire Police, eight properties were raided and five people arrested in April 2013, with subsequent raids and a further two arrests taking place in May and July 2013.
Six of the seven arrested as part of the operation have now been charged.
Israr Hussain of Red Holt Crescent, Fozia Kausar also of Red Holt Crescent, Ansar Mahmood whose address has not yet been disclosed, Muhammad Taj of Victoria Avenue and Mohammed Farooq of Spencer Street were all charged with conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
A sixth man, Shazad Shad, of Edensor Road has also been charged with the same two offences, as well as with the possession of CS Spray.
The court case is set to commence on Thursday 12 February 2015.