By Staff writer
Owner of Instagram account arrested after receiving money from customers without providing services
A man selling fake plane tickets and hotel bookings through an Instagram account has been arrested by police in Bahrain, according to the Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security director-general.
Authorities discovered the fake account, set up illegally under pretences of representing a travel agency, received money from customers without providing them with any services, reported Bahrain News Agency.
“The user of the account was identified and arrested after securing a warrant from the Public Prosecution”, the director-general said.
He added that the defendant will be referred to the Public Prosecution to face charges.