The eighth and final defendant involved in an elaborate auto insurance fraud ring has been sentenced. The ring spanned four years and netted those arrested more than $100,000 in phony insurance payments from staged auto accidents.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin reported that Cory Timothy Jett, 35, a Greenville, N.C resident, pled guilty to one count of attempting to obtain property by false pretense. Jett received suspended jail time, 24 months parole, and an order to pay nearly $2,000 in restitution to Progressive Insurance.

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