The accused, an agent of ibibo.com, had signed an agreement with the website’s for collection of payments from customers through online payment gateway.
According to the police, a case under IT Act was registered in Sadar police station on Thursday. Rambeer Singh of ibibo.com had filed a complaint with the Gurgaon police’s cyber crime cell in September 2012 against Varun Dixit, a resident of Delhi.
The accused had also paid the security deposit to the travel agency as a part of the agreement. The accused sold holiday packages for Rs. 5,999 to 600 customers but failed to give them the promised packages.
The fraud came to light when a few customers complained to the web portal about payment deduction through internet banking for the purchased packages that they never received, a police officer said.