TTDC staffer arrested for swindling Rs. 1.63 cr from office

Describing his modus operandi, the city police said Hariharan had forged signature of his manager. “Hariharan had forged signature of Simon Chacko who was working as manager in at TTDC.
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CHENNAI: CCB sleuths of the Chennai City police arrested a Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation accountant for swindling more than Rs 1.63 crore by forging documents and signatures from the caccounts. The arrested was identified as KS Hariharan working at the TTDC headquarters on Walajah Road in Chennai.

Describing his modus operandi, the city police said Hariharan had forged signature of his manager. “Hariharan had forged signature of Simon Chacko who was working as manager in at TTDC. After the death of Simon Chacko, Hariharan started withdrawing money from the TTDC account and transferred to his account. He had swindled over Rs.1.63 crore in that manner,” police said.

Police action was based on a complaint from the senior finance manager of the TTDC.

Hariharan was arrested and remanded in judicial custody.

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