Jail for fake hotel sickness claims couple

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HOLIDAY company Thomas Cook has won a landmark case after a private prosecution against a couple claiming almost £20,000 in a fake sickness claim.
Shamed partners Paul Roberts and Deborah Briton were both jailed as the government mounted an investigation into the scam plaguing the holiday industry – the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) estimates fake claims have cost the industry some £240 million.

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