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The local police department is investigating two reports of fraudulent activity involving a travel agency operating on Old Parham Road.
The first report stated that a victim had purchased three airline tickets in April this year for travel to Guyana on 12th December, with a total value of EC$5000.
However, the victim was informed at the VC Bird International Airport check-in counter that the tickets were not purchased despite the transaction being made.
This left the victim in a frustrating and inconvenient situation.
Similarly, in the second report, the victim claimed to have purchased a single airline ticket, valued at EC$2190, on 19th October this year, for travel to Guyana, also on 12th December, from the same travel agency.
The victim was optimistic about the travel plans but was disappointed to learn that the tickets were never purchased when he tried to check-in. This left the victim feeling cheated and scammed.
Following these reports, the police searched for the alleged offender but could not locate her.
Several individuals were also interviewed, but no useful information was obtained. It was also revealed that a Missing Person’s report had been filed for the alleged offender, who has not been seen since last weekend.
The police continue their investigation to determine the nature of the fraudulent activity and bring the offender to justice.
The police department is urging anyone who may have information about the whereabouts of the alleged offender to come forward and report it to the authorities.
It is essential to remain vigilant when making travel arrangements and to ensure that the travel agency is reputable and trustworthy