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26 Aug, 2013

Indian MPs may be “inflating air travel bills” – Times of India

The stink of forged airline tickets being used to defraud the government is spreading to Parliament.

Ever since TOI on Thursday exposed the widespread scandal in LTC (leave travel concession) claims, where officials of the central government and public sector units have been submitting forged or inflated airline travel bills, information has been emerging of the scam being far more widespread than known, and quite efficiently organized.

Here comes the latest shocker: It may not be just government officials who have been submitting forged airline tickets in connivance with travel agents to defraud the government. According to multiple sources, there seems to be a well-oiled network of travel agents supplying members of Parliament with similarly inflated flight tickets.

Read the rest: LTC scam: MPs may also be inflating air travel bills – The Times of India.