Etiqueta 'False claims'
Guardia Civil vehicle outside a home in Mallorca raided in false compensation claims case

Guardia Civil vehicle outside a home in Mallorca raided in false compensation claims case

Guardia Civil vehicle outside one of the addresses raided in 2017.

Alejandro Sepúlveda 25/01/2023

Laura Cameron, who was in court yesterday.

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Big reduction expected in false holiday sickness claims

Laura Cameron, accused of having headed an operation in Majorca dedicated to eliciting false compensation claims, appeared in court yesterday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/05/2018 00:00

British Ambassador Simon Manley, who recognises the damage caused by false claims.

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Ambassador backs bogus holiday sickness claims' clampdown

The new rules will fix the legal costs that can be claimed in package holiday sickness claims.

Humphrey Carter16/04/2018 00:00

False claims for holiday sickness compensation have been costing Majorca's hotels dearly.

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UK government crackdown on false holiday compensation claims

Abta is welcoming the closure of a legal loophole which has given rise to false sickness claims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/04/2018 00:00

Tourists on the beach.

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Government continuing its war against false holiday claims

The Senate’s Energy and Tourism Commission yesterday approved a motion tabled by the Partido Popular in the Balearics to continue the fight against bogus holiday claims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/11/2017 00:00

Arrests were made in Majorca in September.

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Police provide Palma court with false compensation claims evidence

The police have uncovered around 800 individual British tourists who claim to have suffered food poisoning and gastric complaints

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/10/2017 00:00

Wake up, Carles, there's a declaration to be made.


Catalonia, contracts resignation, false claims: the week in Majorca

Y Viva España rang out, the tourism minister was doing good work, a Liverpool court handed out significant sentences, and there were yet more illegal immigrants.

Andrew Ede14/10/2017 00:00

Abta have been campaigning against false claims. The case brought by Thomas Cook might just prove to the most effective campaign.

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Jail for false claims couple as UK government clamps down further

"Bogus from start to finish" was the judge's conclusion. Meanwhile, the UK government is drawing up new rules against false claims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/10/2017 00:00

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Call for Brussels to regulate on false holiday claims

Brussels should be involved in order to ensure that false claims don't become an issue with other markets.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/09/2017 00:00

Bar Cristal, which closed last week.


Claims, Calvia, Cristal: the week in Majorca

Calvia and Britons were in the frame because of false claims and drugs crimes. "Massification" will massify a Palma square later this month. What does "de-growth" mean? And a famous bar closed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/09/2017 00:00

The daughter and mother arrested on Tuesday in Bendinat.

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An "army" used for eliciting false holiday sickness claims

"Tiqueteros" were being paid commissions of 50 pounds for each holidaymaker who made a claim.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/09/2017 00:00

Court appearances today for those accused in the false claims' operation.

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Guardia Civil praised for "meticulous work" in false claims' operation

Five people, all Britons, appeared in court in Palma on Thursday. The alleged leader of the organised group had her passport withdrawn.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/09/2017 00:00

Guardia Civil at the property in Bendinat where the alleged ringleaders were arrested.

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Guardia Civil raid homes and businesses in false holiday claims operation

The two alleged ringleaders, British women, are well-known on the island for, for instance, business interests in bars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/09/2017 00:00

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Fear of more false holiday claims as main summer season ends

Abta is again warning that the cost of holidays could increase because of the claims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/09/2017 00:00

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Licence stripped from holiday sickness firm

Lancashire-based Allsure Ltd had encouraged holiday-goers to fabricate or embellish symptoms of gastric illness to get compensation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/08/2017 00:00

Club Mac in Alcudia, the target for numerous fraudulent sickness claims.

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European lawyers intervene in UK false holiday sickness claims

The Solicitors Regulation Authority in England and Wales has issued warnings to various law firms.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/07/2017 00:00

The campaign in the UK against false claims.

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UK government clamps down on bogus holiday sickness claims

"Our message to those who make false holiday sickness claims is clear - your actions are damaging and will not be tolerated."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/07/2017 00:00