Brits held for questioning in Spain over Food poisoning scam.
SPANISH police investigating a hotel food poisoning scam involving UK holidaymakers have raided the villa of wealthy Brits in Mallorca.
Debbie Cameron, 59, and her heavily-pregnant daughter Laura Joyce, 28, were taken into custody but Mrs Cameron has since been released.
Computers and documents were seized in raids on properties and businesses on the holiday island.
Five other people, whose nationalities are not known, were also said to have been detained.
Sources quoted in the Spanish media claimed that the women were suspected of being ringleaders in the alleged fraud, which involves deploying touts at hotels to encourage holidaymakers into faking food poisoning illnesses in return for compensation.
Debbie Cameron is a well-known figure on the island and runs a website called ‘Rich Mum’ that has the tagline ‘Have Fun. Make Money. Do Good’. She describes herself as ‘being a mission-driven serial entrepreneur’.
A spokesman for the family has said "It is all a mistake" .The police have got it wrong