Eight Britons have been charged over a Spanish holiday food poisoning scam in which tourists were persuaded to lie they had been ill to claim compensation, a court has said.
The two alleged criminal ringleaders, Laura Holmes Cameron and her brother Marc Cameron Grimstead, were accused of targeting all-inclusive hotels in Majorca with the bogus claims.
Holmes Cameron, the Essex-born owner of a notorious Magaluf bar, now faces trial along with her sibling and six of their alleged accomplices who were hired to convince tourists to make the claims.
Laura Holmes Cameron (right) is pictured with her mother Deborah who was investigated but not charged in the probe
In a hard-hitting six-page ruling issued by an investigating court in Majorca, the suspects are accused of forming a ‘profit-motivated organised gang’ through a Spanish company the pair set up called Elite Project Marketing SL.
It adds: ‘The gang specialised in obtaining the details of British tourists in all-inclusive…