More than 50,000 affected as holiday companies collapse

Friday 2nd August 2019

Holiday Firms LateRooms and SuperBreak have ceased trading leaving people stranded and summer holidays in chaos.
Laterooms.com and SuperBreak, both owned by The Malvern Group have collapsed, leaving thousands stranded and others unsure if they still have a summer holiday at all. The Malvern Group have told holidaymakers that Super Break hotel only […]

A mum claims her TUI holiday was ruined by noisy builders

Tuesday 16th July 2019

A mum who saved to take her son and mother on holiday, was left in tears by abusive hotel staff and loud building work.
Zara Charlton booked a trip through TUI travel operator for her, her son and mother to stay for a week at the Tasia Maris Gardens in Nissi Beach, Cyprus.
Ms […]

Couple paid Tui £46,000 for disaster wedding!

Monday 15th July 2019

Couple who booked dream wedding through Tui discover they are not actually legally married after a series of blunders.
Andy Helsdon and Heidi Brown planned and saved for 18 months to make their dream of a Caribbean wedding come true. They enlisted the wedding experts at Tui to organise their special day in […]

Puppy Farming Fraudsters Jailed

Thursday 27th June 2019

Two people who ran a puppy farming scam have been jailed for selling sickly and diseased puppies, claiming they were bred in a family environment.
The two appeared in Norwich Crown Court and admitted conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation between June 1, 2016 and June 18, 2018. The court heard how […]

Fraudster Brothers Jailed For 2 years for £6.2 Million investment scam

Monday 24th June 2019

Two brothers from Birmingham have been jailed for running a fraudulent investment scam, that targeted elderly and vulnerable people.
The two men from the West Midlands have each been handed a one year sentence after a long investigation by The City of London Police. The investigation, which began in 2012 following reports made […]

Romance Scam Victim Loses £40,000

Thursday 20th June 2019

One woman from Wales is speaking out after she was conned and forced into debt.
The mother of one was the victim of a romance fraud, which Action Fraud have warned are becoming more and more common, in fact, romance fraud has grown by nearly a third in the last year. She now […]

Avoid Holiday scams this summer

Wednesday 19th June 2019

UK holidaymakers lost more than £7 million to fake sites and fraud in 2018.
It’s that time of year again and after the unusually wet few weeks the UK has had, many of us will be looking to escape to some guaranteed sunshine during the summer holidays. But industry experts are warning everyone […]

Fraudsters con school out of £19,000

Friday 14th June 2019

Parents who fundraised nearly £19,000 for a new playground, have been scammed by internet fraudsters.
After 11 years, the playground at Buckingham Park Primary School badly needed renovating. So parents raised almost £19,000 for their children’s school, only to have it stolen by online criminals.
The parent led charity, Buckingham Events, had raised around […]

Man Sentenced For Scamming Vulnerable Widows

Wednesday 5th June 2019

A conman from Wales has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment, for his scam which saw elderly vulnerable widows conned out of thousands.
Jason Edwards, 42 from Swansea persuaded the women to part with their cash by convincing them they needed insurance for household goods. He was accused of deliberately confusing them with […]

Family arrive on holiday to find building site

Tuesday 4th June 2019

A family who booked a £3,000 Tui holiday arrived to find hotel is a building site.
The holiday which was booked through Tui travel and cost the family £3,000 was advertised as a 4 star refurbished hotel, but when they arrived found it was actually a construction site.
The four star SuneoClub hotel in […]