Web tourism fraudsters swindled £12m to go on their own dream holidays – The Times

Posted February 27th, 2008 in fraud, internet, news by sally

“Members of a gang that made millions of pounds from swindling thousands of holidaymakers were convicted yesterday of setting up one of Britain’s biggest tourism scams. The three men and a woman are believed to have made up to £12 million by taking reservations for holidays from at least 8,000 people via the internet and teletext, but never booking them, Southwark Crown Court was told.”

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The Times, 27th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk