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Fraudsters target UK Hajj pilgrims

19 November 2011 Last updated at 08:34 GMT

There are concerns that thousands of British Muslims are falling victim to unscrupulous travel operators when they book trips to visit the to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

Performing Hajj is a key element in the Islamic religion, but many would-be pilgrims are finding themselves out of pocket as fraudsters target what is a lucrative market.

Maleen Saeed reports.