TITLE

CASE STUDY: TOP FLYERS' BUST-OUT

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);2/6/2009, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the fraud case of travel agency Top Flyers in London, England. The agency orders a large number of first and club-class tickets from airlines. It then sells the tickets at discounts of 50% through their contacts. On February 2, 2009, the owner disappears with the money and leaves the agency without the funds to pay the airlines. Top Flyers cost the airline industry £1.2 million.
ACCESSION #
36821927

 

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