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Prison for canoe fraud couple

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A man and his wife have been jailed for faking his death in a canoe accident to fraudulently claim 250,000.

Anne Darwin convinced insurance companies, a coroner and her sons that her husband John had been lost to the sea in 2002.

Danny Savage reports on the background to the case.

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