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Five arrested for attempted fraud at GNTO

Five people, including a former executive at Greece’s National Tourism Organization (GNTO), have been arrested after they allegedly attempted to extract cash from the agency using bogus invoices.

Jump in Mara revenue collection exposes likely past theft

The jump in revenues collected at the Masai Mara entrance gates since the introduction of electronic payment methods, suggests that grand theft has taken place in the past, when only a fraction of the

Foreigners in New Zealand warned about risk of theft

Incoming tourists are being warned about the risk of theft from cars and campervans in New Zealand, but Police Minister Anne Tolley says there has been no spike in incidents.

US passenger arrested for stealing from Icelandair flight attendant

An airline passenger was arrested as he left a flight after being accused of stealing $300 from the purse of a flight attendant.

UNESCO issues alert over artefacts stolen from Egyptian museums

Amid reports that important artefacts have been stolen from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and other sites in the country, the head of the United Nations agency tasked with preserving humanity’s cultu

Russian tourist reports assault in Goa

A 32-year-old Russian tourist was allegedly molested by a thief in her apartment in Colva in the wee hours on Wednesday, Goa police said.

Police: Airline employee stole from planes at Dallas airport

A Texas airline employee is facing theft charges after he allegedly stole items from people on planes he helped clean.

Luggage theft in Phoenix nets at least a thousand bags

Earlier this week an alert Phoenix police officer broke-up a luggage theft ring that had been going on for months and, perhaps, a year or more.

Airline passenger arrested on plane in Des Moines

A passenger on American Airlines flight 1571 was met by police in Des Moines on Tuesday following a complaint of a theft.

State Office of Tourism sub-contractor arrested

A sub-contractor for the state Office of Tourism was arrested on larceny charges today after he allegedly made nine illegal withdrawals from the state's tourism account, police said.

‘Tourists’ dupe jewelry shop owner

KUANTAN: A jewellery shop owner incurred losses of about RM15,000 after being duped by six foreigners on Wednesday. State CID deputy chief (1) Supt Nordin Mustapha said the foreigners pretended to be tourists as they had newspapers and maps with them when they entered the shop.