UK's Foreign Office to holidaymakers: Don't fake a bellyache
Britain's Foreign Office has advice for Britons visiting the Spanish island of Mallorca: Don't bellyache unless you really have a bellyache.
The official warning follows what a rash of reports about people making questionable claims about food poisoning and the arrest of one person who may have made a false claim.
The Foreign Office advice said Monday that Britons "should only consider pursuing a complaint or claim if you have genuinely suffered from injury or illness. If you make a false or fraudulent claim, you may face legal proceedings in the U.K. or Spain."
The Foreign Office said it is in contact with Spanish authorities following the arrest of a British national in Mallorca.
The Mediterranean island is extremely popular with British tourists.