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Hajj tour operator ordered to pay £70,235

Hajj tour operator ordered to pay £70,235

A Birmingham-based Hajj travel company has today (8 April 2015) been ordered to pay £70,235 at Birmingham Crown Court. Umrah & Hajj Specialist Ltd, based on Coventry Road, Small Heath, pleaded guilty to five offences under the Consumer Protection from Unfair ...

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Hajj pilgrims put up in hotel which was ‘like a building site’

Hajj pilgrims put up in hotel which was ‘like a building site’

A BIRMINGHAM company offering Hajj pilgrimage packages has been ordered to pay over £22,000 in compensation to customers after they ended up in a hotel which looked more like a building site. The pilgrims, many of them elderly, were offered ...

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Rogue Hajj tour operator ordered to pay £39,669

Rogue Hajj tour operator ordered to pay £39,669

A rogue Hajj travel company has today been ordered to pay £39,669 at Birmingham Crown Court. Educational Hajj & Umrah Limited of Pershore Road, Edgbaston, admitted offences under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (2008) and the Package Travel, Package ...

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Two arrested and £400k seized in Hajj fraud investigation

Two arrested and £400k seized in Hajj fraud investigation

Two men were arrested and an estimated £400,000 was seized at travel agencies in East London yesterday (August 20) as part of an ongoing investigation into Hajj fraud. The investigation by Birmingham City Council Trading Standards and City of London ...

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Two arrested and £400k seized in Hajj fraud investigation

Two arrested and £400k seized in Hajj fraud investigation

Two men were arrested and an estimated £400,000 was seized at travel agencies in a joint operation tackling Hajj travel fraud with Newham Council’s Trading Standards team, Birmingham City Council and City of London Police yesterday. The investigation included searches ...

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