Dec 4’19
Todd A. Brown, Pure Yoga Ottawa Inc. and Pure Yoga Ottawa (Bank Street) Inc.
Pure Yoga Ottawa Inc. and Pure Yoga Ottawa (Bank Street) Inc. were charged with one (1) count each of operating as a travel agent without being registered. TICO has also charged Mr. Todd A. Brown with two (2) counts of being an Officer and Director of a Corporation and failing to take reasonable care to prevent the Corporation from committing an offence, in this case, for operating without TICO registration. It is alleged that Pure Yoga Ottawa Inc. and Pure Yoga Ottawa (Bank Street) Inc. held themselves out as available to sell yoga retreats to consumers in Ontario to various destinations around the world, with accommodations included. Mr. Brown will appear in court at 100 Constellation Drive in Ottawa, Ontario on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Nov 27’19
Michael Shane Adams
Michael Shane Adams was charged with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without being registered. The charge against Mr. Adams alleges: between March 1, 2018 and November 20, 2019, Mr. Adams arranged overnight accommodations for consumers in the Niagara Region; Mr. Adams conducted business under names including: Niagara Smart Stays, Smart Stays and Executive Leasing; and the properties in question were short-term accommodation rentals and were not owned by Mr. Adams, Niagara Smart Stays, Smart Stays or Executive Leasing. Mr. Adams will appear in court at 445 East Main Street in Welland, Ontario on Friday, January 10, 2020.

Oct 10’19
CA Tour International Inc. and Ping Chen
CA Tour International Inc. was charged with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without being registered. TICO has also charged Ms. Ping Chen with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without being registered, and one (1) count of being an Officer and Director of a Corporation and failing to take reasonable care to prevent the Corporation from committing an offence, in this case, for operating without TICO registration. It is alleged that Ms. Chen continued to operate CA Tour International Inc. after the company’s TICO registration was revoked on September 18, 2018. Ms. Chen will appear in court at 60 Queen Street West in Toronto, Ontario on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Sept 3’19
Megan Lalancette and Moose Travel Company Ltd.
Moose Travel Company Ltd. was charged with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without being registered. TICO also charged Ms. Megan Lalancette with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without being registered, and one (1) count of being an Officer and Director of a Corporation and failing to take reasonable care to prevent the Corporation from committing an offence, in this case, for operating without TICO registration. It is alleged that Ms. Lalancette operated Moose Travel Company Ltd. as a travel agency and sold outdoor and adventure tours across Canada, which included both transportation and accommodations. It is alleged that the company ceased operations and consumers did not receive their tours. Some customers were only partially refunded. Ms. Lalancette will appear in court at 60 Queen Street West in Toronto, Ontario on October 10, 2019.

June 27'19
Hazem El Maghraby and Travel Partner International Inc.
Travel Partner International Inc. was charged with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without being registered. TICO also charged Mr. Hazem El Maghraby with one (1) count of being an Officer and Director of a Corporation and failing to take reasonable care to prevent the Corporation from committing an offence, in this case, for operating without TICO registration. It is alleged that Travel Partner International Inc. falsely advises businesses that they are affiliated with a convention or trade show and can book discounted rooms in nearby hotels. Mr. Hazem El Maghraby will appear in court at 60 Queen Street West in Toronto, Ontario on August 1, 2019.

June 14'19
Raed J. Karborani and Rose Karborani
Mr. Raed J. Karborani, also known as Raed Shimon-Karborani, and Mrs. Rose Karborani, operating as Biblical Journeys Canada, have been charged with one (1) count each of operating as a travel agent without being registered. It is alleged that Mr. and Mrs. Karborani operate Biblical Journeys Canada from Niagara Falls, Ontario, selling tours to Israel, Jordan, Italy and Greece. Mr. and Mrs. Karborani will appear in court in Welland, Ontario on July 26, 2019.

Sept. 12 '18
Derrell Caprietta
Mr. Derrell Caprietta has been charged by the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) with one count of operating as a travel agent without being registered, contrary to Section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Mr. Caprietta operated in Toronto and his first court appearance is scheduled for October 4, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at 60 Queen St. Toronto.

July 20`18
Yves Gildas Emolo Morrisson
Mr. Yves Gildas Emolo Morrisson has been charged by the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act).  Mr. Morrison operated in Toronto. His first court appearance is scheduled for July 26, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 60 Queen Street West, Toronto Ontario.