MIA of Russia officers detained the director of a travel agency suspected of fraud for more than 7 million rubles

“The Sakhalin Linear Division on Transport of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, received statements of citizens on illegal actions of the director of a tourist company,” said the official representative of the MIA of Russia Irina Volk.

“It was established that the applicants had purchased vouchers and air tickets for themselves and their relatives, but when boarding the flights they learned that their tickets were not paid for or issued to other persons. The money was not returned to the victims, the company's office was closed and the manager's phone was disconnected. The damage caused to 73 clients of the travel agency amounted to more than 7 million rubles,” I. Volk added.

As a result of operational search activities, officers of the ES&CC Division of the Sakhalin Linear Division on Transport of the MIA of Russia established the location and detained a 31-year-old suspect. She was interrogated and gave a confession.

The Investigative unit of the Sakhalin Linear Division on Transport of the MIA of Russia initiated criminal proceedings on the offense specified in part 3 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

The preventive measure chosen for the suspect was a written undertaking not to leave the place.

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