- A Slovenian woman has been sentenced to two years in jail after been found guilty of attempted insurance fraud.
- Julija Adlesic and her boyfriend plotted to deliberately saw off her hand to receive a €1m ($1.2m) payout, Sky News reports.
- Adlesic claims it was an accident. However, her boyfriend’s internet history shows he searched for prosthetic hands the day before the incident.
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A woman who deliberately sawed off her hand in an insurance fraud plot has been sentenced to two years in jail.
Slovenian Julija Adlesic, 22, is accused of using a circular saw to sever herself at the left wrist in early 2019.
She had taken out insurance policies with five companies the year before and would have received €1m ($1.2m) in payout.
However, the young woman was found guilty of attempted insurance fraud at a court in Ljubljana, Sky News reports.