Ashish Sharma S o Shailendra Kumar Sharma - Tours & Travel - Fraudster
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Complaint by: Rohan on October 7, 2016, 3:06 pm in Travel and Vacations

One of my acquaintance introduced me to her friend named "Ashish Sharma" as an employee of Sterling Holidays. Ashish claimed to have some exciting travel vouchers using which he could offer me heavily discounted holiday packages. Over the period of 1 month, I paid him few lacs, and he sent me Air tickets and Hotel booking confirmations over email for the trip that I was planning with my friends and wife.
I cross verified the tickets and booking on airlines and hotel websites and found them genuine, so I paid the package cost in advance.
But as the travel date approached near, a travel agent contacted me and told that he has booked some airlines ticket in my name on the request of Ashish. The agent complained to me that he had not received the due amount for tickets and that Ashish had sent some deceptive Bank transaction documents and did not honour his dues. Ashish would constantly make false promises that he would pay agents on a certain date but he never actually did so.
Suspiciously, I called all the hotels & agents through whom he made the bookings and learnt that everything he booked so far was on credit, eventually when the journey date arrived all my bookings were cancelled.
Since then , Ashish has been avoiding my calls. He kept the entire money with himself, and even the travel agents who had to cancel all the tickets had to bear the loss of cancellation fees.

Digging further, I came across more such customers with whom Ashish had played the same trick. He would pester you by calling constantly, unless you agree to take his deal, then he would somehow get the tickets booked on credit by some random travel agents and on the pretext of those bookings he would take the advance money from you. And then simply avoid the calls from customer and travel agents both and run away with the money.

I briefly talked to a Police inspector about this once, but did not receive any effective response. I am not sure what is the best recourse now !

Complainant's Goal: Recovery of my money and arrest of Ashish Sharma so his fraud can be put to stop
Complaint Location: IndiaKarnatakaBangalore

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1 month ago  Yash Tanna

if anyone has update regard him please contact 9638369868

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1 month ago  Yash Tanna

He Also fraud with our Travel Agency in Date 02-01-2018 of rupi 1,00,000/- and they collect payment with Customer . please stop them hes physio man

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2 months ago  AATISH NIKUMBH

Dear all travel partner

Ashish Sharma and Yog Chawla ( Gloobal walk halidays) both are involvong in to make fool to travel agent.
both are fraud person beaware from them.

for further information please call to my no 98980 33232

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3 months ago  YUG CHAWLA

Hi Karan,

The same fraud happened with us, if you could share me his Residential Address & his Father's no that would be a great help.

Yug Chawla
9899771909

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3 months ago  YUG CHAWLA

Hi Kran,

The same fraud happened with us, if you could share me his Residential Address & his Father's no that would be a great help.

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3 months ago  AATISH NIKUMBH

Dear Team,

Plz Share your Contact Details.

Its Urgent...

Thanks
Aatish Nikumbh
09898033232/8511433232

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Sat, 23 Dec 2017  SUSHANT GUPTA

WELL THIS MAN CALLED ON SUNDAY MORNAING SAYING THAT,HE IS IN DESPERATE NEED OF A TICKET AND HE IS DR ASHISH SHARMA..HE CLAIMED THAT HIS WIFE HAS PURCHASED A LOT OF TICKETS FROM MY TRAVEL AGENCY.tHEY BOTH ARE DOCTORS AND WILL PAY ON TH NEXT DAY.ON SOCIAL BASIS,WE GAVE THE TICKET AND PASSNGER FLEW IN 3 HRS AND IT IS ONE MONTH THAT HE DOES NOT GIVE ADDRESS AND DOES NOT TAKE CALLS.TOTAL FRAUD AND CHEAT .HE IS NOT A DOCTOR AND ONE NEED TO BE CAREFUL.

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017  MURTUZA KOTHAWALA

KARAN CAN YOU GIVE ME HIS FATHER NUMBER. SAME THING HAS BEEN HAPPENED WITH ME.

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Sat, 14 Oct 2017  Karan

Hi,
Same thing happened with me. Found out his residential address and dad's phone number. Let me know if you require and if it would be of any help to you regarding your complaint.

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Wed, 09 Nov 2016   Message By Complainant Rohan

Sterling Holidays,

I believe and understand that this fraud was not perpetrated by your organisation or any of your executives. May be Ashish Sharma was an ex-employee of yours or may be he is simply using Sterling Holidays' name to trap customers. Just wanted to bring this to your notice as he is misrepresenting your organisation. I can share his social media profiles as well where he shows he worked at Sterling Holidays.

Anyways, I am trying to get hold of that guy for recovery of my money, you may choose to act against him for misrepresentation.

Thanks for response,
Rohan.

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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - Business Reply from - Sterling Holidays (Ashish Sharma S/o Shailendra Kumar Sharma)

Dear Rohan,

While we are extremely regretful to learn about your unpleasant experience, we havenít received any booking for you on credit or whatsoever at any of our resorts. We hope our executive has cleared the confusion that your query pertains to some other organization and not Sterling Holidays. Request you to kindly check your records and post on the relevant organizationís page.

Sincerely,
Member Relations - Sterling Holidays.

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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 - Business Reply from - Sterling Holidays (Ashish Sharma S/o Shailendra Kumar Sharma)

Dear Rohan,

Please allow us to get in touch with you regarding your query. Kindly email us your contact no/membership ID at reservations@sterlingholidays.com and weíll get back to you. Please quote 02309736 as reference no in your email.

Sincerely,
Member Relations - Sterling Holidays.