Moldovan mess-up

Igor Vorotinov, 54, had the perfect crime – fake your own death and claim $2 million in life insurance.

He found a dead body, planted his passport and various cards on it in 2010, and dumped it outside Cojusna village in central Moldova (pictured). Then he got his wife Irina to travel from their home in Minnesota to Moldova and identify the body as Igor’s.

Whammo! $2 million in the bank!

Except that someone talked and now Igor has been arrested and has arrived back in the US to face fraud charges.

As for the Moldovan corpse, that got cremated.

Picture source: Ion Chibzii