Karen Robinson, also known as Karen Gushue, has been charged with two counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to the Travel Industry Act.
Robinson was operating in Fort Erie and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for Oct. 13 in St. Catherines.
Robinson was also charged with a number of counts of fraud over $5,000 and fraud under $5,000 under the Criminal Code of Canada. The charges are a parallel proceeding to prosecution under the Act and are currently before the Ontario Court of Justice, Criminal Division.
Information about the criminal proceeding can be found at: