Mississauga, ONT. – After being charged by TICO, Hameed M. Khan pleaded guilty to one count of operating as a travel agent without being registered.

Hameed M. Khan was fined $18,750, inclusive of a victim surcharge. Hameed M. Khan was also sentenced to a two-year probation.

TICO prosecutes unregistered companies and individuals to maintain the integrity of Ontario’s travel marketplace and ensure consumers are confident purchasing travel from registered professionals.

About TICO
Formed in 1997, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) regulates Ontario’s approximately 1,950 travel agencies, booking websites and tour operators. TICO administers the Travel Industry Act, 2002 on behalf of the Ontario government. As a consumer protection organization, TICO facilitates a consumer complaints process and administers the Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fund. By booking travel with a TICO-registered business, consumers have access to added protection. To verify if a company is registered with TICO, and for helpful information and resources, visit www.tico.ca.


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