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Offline Mohan

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The penalty for lying just got higher
« on: July 19, 2017, 01:32:20 PM »
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/holidays/article-4708394/Holidaymaker-hit-25-000-bill-poisoning-claim.html

"A 28-year-old holidaymaker from Wales has been ordered to pay £25,000 to Thomson, after a court found that she lied about getting sick to claim compensation."
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Re: The penalty for lying just got higher
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2017, 07:18:31 PM »
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/holidays/article-4708394/Holidaymaker-hit-25-000-bill-poisoning-claim.html

"A 28-year-old holidaymaker from Wales has been ordered to pay £25,000 to Thomson, after a court found that she lied about getting sick to claim compensation."

She was lucky she just got away with a £25,000 fine. It just saddens me that these low life exist.

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Re: The penalty for lying just got higher
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2017, 03:56:53 AM »
The problem with these individuals is that they convince themselves that there is no victim when of course the losses incurred by the operators is spread around the honest majority - the package holiday equivalent of whiplash. It is amazing that these claims have apparently become so prevalent that companies are proposing to blacklist offenders from booking package holidays.
I dont always remember case names in EU law. But when I do it's Internationalle Handelgesellschaft mbH v Einfuhr und Vorratsstelle fur getride und Futtermittel