Warnings over holiday fraud

Holidaymakers are being warned over the dangers of booking a holiday, as fraudsters are conning travellers out of over £1.5 million a year, a new report said.

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Holidaymaker conned out of £1,000 by fraudsters

Holidaymakers are being warned over the risk of bookings fraudsters, Mostyn Smith was conned out of £1,000 booking accommodation for a holiday to celebrate his friend's 50th wedding anniversary.

He told Daybreak: "I was absolutely devastated because my friend insisted on paying me back the money and [the apartment] just didn't exist".

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