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TICO Charges

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TICO reports that Valhalla Travel and Tours and Birgit Sondrup have each been charged with the following offences: One count of failing to deposit customer funds into the trust account, contrary to the Travel Industry Act; One count of operating as a travel agent without registration; One count of operating as a travel wholesaler without registration.

Valhalla Travel and Tours operated in Keswick and elsewhere in Ontario. Its registration was revoked effective Feb. 14. Sondrup was an officer of Valhalla Travel and Tours.

The first court appearance is scheduled for Nov. 28 in Newmarket.

In other news, Robert Van Kleek and Byron Swayze/Globe-Travellers Inc. o/a Pathway Tours plead guilty to the following offences and the following sentence was imposed: Robert Van Kleek plead guilty and was convicted of one count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to the Travel Industry Act. He was placed on probation.

Byron Swayze/Globe Travellers Inc. o/a Pathway Tours plead guilty and was convicted of one count of operating as a travel agent without registration, and one count of operating as a travel wholesaler without registration, respectively. A fine of $1,500 for each count was imposed.

The remaining charges were withdrawn against both defendants. Pathway Tours operated in London and elsewhere in Ontario. Van Kleek was a director and officer of Pathway Tours.

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