ECHS Scam: Doctor arrested for allegedly misappropriating funds by claiming fake medical bills
Amritsar: In a case of fraud, one doctor along with two other people including one ex-serviceman have been placed under arrest for alleged misappropriation of funds and swindling government money by misusing the funds kept under the Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS).
According to a recent report by Tribune, the accused allegedly swindled the funds by claiming fake medical bills with the help of the ex-serviceman cards. They allegedly tricked the cardholders into submitting their cards and the doctor along with the other person used to make fabricated medical bills. The cards were then used to usurp money under the Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme which was collected by the accused illegally.