Woman arrested for swindling Rs 56 lakh through fake job offer in Israel
Kattappana (Idukki): A woman has been arrested in connection with a job fraud case. Cherthala native Vidya Pius (32) was arrested by Kattappana police for swindling Rs 56 lakh from different people offering job in Israel.
A total of 27 people including some Kattappana natives had filed complaint against Vidya in 2019 stating she swindled money from them. Police found evidence for transferring money to the bank accounts of Vidya’s relatives.
After the investigation started, Vidya fled abroad. Following this, a lookout notice was issued against her. When she arrived at Bengaluru airport from Abu Dhabi on Friday, Kattappana police arrested her from Bengaluru.