First Travel allegedly have committed financial fraud related to fake Umrah promo.Petra Hapsari 11 August 2017 13:00
Police arrested First Travel owner Andika Surachman along with his designer wife Anniesa Hasibuan after related to Umrah fraud.
The couple was arrested at Religious Ministry office after a press conference yesterday afternoon.
They have been named as suspects today.
“Both of them were arrested at Religious Ministry office complex at around 14.00 on Wednesday,” said National Police spokesperson Sr. Commr. Martinus Sitompul.
Andika and Anniesa have reportedly committed fraud by offering cheap Umrah promo, costing only Rp 14 million per person.
The report was made by 13 partner agents working under First Travel.
Eleven witnesses consisted of First Travel’s partner agents and their customers have been questioned and the result was the couple have Article 55 jo Article 375, 372 in the Criminal Code.
Besides running the travel agency along with her husband, Anniesa Hasibuan is also a designer for Muslim modest wear. Forbes mentioned she is the first Indonesian to perform her collection at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) in September 2016.
At the same year, she also received award from Cannes Red Carpet Fashion & Film Awards.