Gooch, Barry
February 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);2/6/2009, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the role of the Prevention of Fraud in Travel (PROFiT) in Great Britain. The group is being formed to fight the increasing fraud in travel industry. Offering advice and setting minimum standards, the group aims to help all travel companies reduce fraud against themselves and customers. Working in partnership with the Metropolitan Police, PROFiT will be assigned to investigate cases of travel agent fraudsters in the nation.


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