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Warning over pilgrims booking Mecca trips

31 July 2014 Last updated at 20:54 BST

The number of prosecutions for mis-selling packages to pilgrims heading to Mecca has increased, figures given to the BBC have revealed.

Trading standards officers have been warning travellers to be careful when booking their trips.

The warning came as many Muslims start organising their journey to Saudi Arabia to take part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

BBC Midlands Today's Sian Grzeszczyk reports.

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