Horse trainer investigated for insurance fraud

March 2nd, 2021

New Zealand’s Racing Integrity Unit (RIU) is investigating a harness racing trainer for various cases of equine related fraud, including charging owners for non-existent insurance policies. The horse racing regulator is looking into allegations that Mitchell Kerr, a 29-year-old up-and-coming racing trainer, swindled several individuals by selling non-existent horses and insurance policies, as well as over-selling shares in horses, according to a report by Stuff.

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