Following a string of reports to us from the community on the possibility of Hajj fraud, we have been working closely with the City of London Police & Action Fraud to bring the fraudsters to justice.
[warning]16/10/12 – Reports received of pilgrims affected by fraud in Bradford[/warning]
[notice]15/10/12 3pm – REPORTS recieved of a East London tour operator who did not pay for flights, and subsequently pilgrims could not fly out. 74 out of 90 passengers affected. OUR ADVICE: REPORT TO ACTION FRAUD – Please email us the crime refernce number once done so we can follow up.[/notice]
Please see the recent update from the CIty of London Police:
11/10/12 16:00 LONDON
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau of the City of London Police wish to inform the Muslim community that the following website http://aleman-travel.co.uk/ is under suspicion for being fraudulent for selling Hajj packages
The Police request that if you have purchased a Hajj package from Al-Emen Travel and feel that you have been defrauded please report this to Action Fraud either online on http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/home or 0300 1232040.
Please also be aware that a proposed Hajj seminar at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth hotel which was advertised to take place on Saturday 13th October 2012, 14:00 – 16:00 does not exist.
The City Police have been in contact with the Radisson Hotel and can confirm that no such event has been organised and the Police ask that you do not attend.