Woman held for air ticket fraud, husband absconding

| Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 18:23
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Woman held for air ticket fraud, husband absconding

Gurgaon: A former woman employee of an air ticketing company here was arrested for fraud while her husband, her accomplice and another ex-employee of the same firm, were absconding, police said on Saturday.

The 30-year-old woman named Bableen, a resident of Delhi's Kirti Nagar area, and her husband Varun Anand were working in the same company in Udyog Vihar till last year, said police officer Subhash Boken.

The company had filed a police complaint on April 10 that someone was disturbing its business process and transferring money fraudulently using the user names and passwords of employees.

The complaint was filed on charges of cheating and breach of trust against unknown company employees.

The case was referred to the cyber crime cell, and during investigation, it was found that none of the present employees were involved, but someone from outside was involved.

Police tracked down Bableen and arrested her from her house on the basis of "technical evidences", the police officer told IANS.

It was found that the couple used to transfer the money provided to customers by the company as bonus on booking tickets regularly to their own bank account.

The account was opened in Bableen's name and had nearly Rs.14 lakh in it.

Cash amounting to Rs.50,000 was recovered from the arrested woman.

Bableen was on Saturday produced before a district court which sent her to judicial custody.

Several police teams are conducting raids to nab her husband.

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