Police have arrested a 38-year-old woman in the no-go suburbs of Paris after she was accused of defrauding the French state of up to €210,000 from a coronavirus aid programme.
Beauty salon owner Ami K. claimed that she had been forced to put 50 employees out of work due to the Wuhan coronavirus lockdown earlier this year, but it was later revealed that she had no staff at all. The beauty salon had been out of business for a long time.
However, the 38-year-old was able to get approval for coronavirus aid and without needing to present proof, she received €210,000 from the French government, LCI reports.
Investigators say that soon after the funds were approved, the 38-year-old booked an appointment with a plastic surgeon and spent €12,000 on breast and buttock enhancement surgeries. She also spent €35,000 on designer clothes and other items and put €90,000 in her children’s’