Woman jailed for American Express fraud
TT/The Local · 12 Jan 2009, 10:58
Published: 12 Jan 2009 10:58 GMT+01:00
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The woman, who worked at American Express's Stockholm office, was found to have spent 700,000 kronor ($87,000) on holidays to New York, Paris, Nice and Tunisia, Metro reports. Often she made use of the stolen trips to broaden her own travel horizons, while on other occasions she either treated friends to free holidays or sold the vacations at a knock down price.
For more than half a year, the woman booked holidays using the Platinum and Centurion cards of various wealthy American Express clients.
She also took payment for divulging clients' credit card numbers to third parties before finally being arrested in September last year.