Travel company trio sentenced for fraud after fake Mecca pilgrimages

Three men involved in a Leicester travel firm have been prosecuted for fraudulently claiming to be licensed to sell package trips to Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage. Family-run holiday company Al Shafqat Hajj, of Mere Road, Spinney Hills, was fraudulently using stationary containing the symbols of both the Air Travel Organisers Licence (ATOL) and the International Air Travel Association in its business which specialised in selling pilgrimages to the holy Muslim site. The three men behind the company had originally pleaded guilty t... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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