Police called in as scale of travel bookings mount after Malaga-based site shuts down and owners remain uncontactable

More than 100 British families could have lost expensive summer holidays worth an average £3,000 after booking through a defunct website, www.morairaway.com.

And the number is mounting as British-based holiday lettings websites that carried adverts for morairaway.com try to get in touch with customers who booked and paid.

The final amount involved could top £1m. Spanish police have already launched an investigation into the Malaga-based company whose website does now not work and whose telephone number is out of order.

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