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. 

Nov 02`17
Dominic Daly
Dominic Daly was charged with three (3) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act).  Mr. Daly operated in Toronto.  The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for November 16, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Ontario. 

Nov 02`17
Emmanuel Adjei
Emmanuel Adjei was charged with seven (7) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act).  Mr. Adjei operated in Toronto.  The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for November 16, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Ontario. 

Aug 21`17
Karen Robinson (aka Karen Gushue)
Karen Robinson also known as Karen Gushue was charged with two (2) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Ms. Robinson was operating in Fort Erie and elsewhere in Ontario.  The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for October 13, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 71 King Street, St. Catherines, Ontario.  Ms. 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.

Aug 09`17
Akkiratourz Ltd. and Gukadharsini Packiyanathan
Akkiratourz Ltd. (“Akkiratourz”) and Gukadharsini Packiyanathan, Director of Akkiratourz, were each charged with six (6) counts of failing to hold money in trust and failing to deposit customer funds into the trust account, contrary to section 27 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Akkiratourz was registered as a travel agent and operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. It voluntarily terminated its registration effective May 12, 2016. The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for September 14, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Center Avenue, Toronto.

Aug 16`16
Pawel Jedruch

Pawel Jedruch was charged with 4 (four) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002. Mr. Jedruch operated in the City of Niagara Falls and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for October 14, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 71 King Street, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Jun 30`16
Skypride Travel and Tours Ltd. and Sakthivel Suppiah

Skypride Travel and Tours Ltd. (“Skypride”), a registered travel agent that operated in Markham and elsewhere in Ontario and Sakthivel Suppiah, Director of Skypride, were each charged under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act) and Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Act (the Regulation) with the following offences:  

Skypride:

  1. Sixteen (16) countsof failing to deposit customer funds in the trust account, contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation;
  2. Twenty-two (22) countsof failing to hold customer funds in the trust account contrary to section 27(6) of the Regulation.

Sakthivel Suppiah:

  1. Sixteen (16) countsof failing to take reasonable care to prevent Skypride from committing an offence of failing to deposit customer funds into the trust account, contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation;
  2. Twenty-two (22) countsof failing to take reasonable care to prevent Skypride from committing an offence of failing to hold customer funds in the trust account contrary to section 27(6) of the Regulation.

The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for September 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 465 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON L3Y 7T9.

NOTE: The above charges have been issued in order to correct a technical error and will replace the charges previously laid against 1807201 Ontario Limited and Sakthivel Suppiah.


June 09`16
Frank Cardona
Frank Cardona was charged with (one) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Mr. Cardona operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. During the relevant period of time, he was not registered as a travel agent and was not employed under a contract for services with another registrant. The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for July 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

June 09`16
1054304 Ontario Limited o/a Tri World Travel and Gary Cristello
1054304 Ontario Limited o/a Tri World Travel (“Tri World”), a registered travel agent operating in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario and Gary Cristello, Officer/Director of Tri World, were each charged under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act) and Ontario Regulation 26/05 (the Regulation) with the following offences:

  1. Tri World - Four (4) counts of furnishing false information relating to the provision of travel services, contrary to s. 27 of the Act. Gary Cristello – Four (4) counts of failing to take reasonable care to prevent Tri World from committing an offence of furnishing false information relating to the provision of travel services, contrary to s. 27 of the Act.
     
  2. Tri World - Seven (7) counts of failing to hold in trust and deposit customer funds in trust account, contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation. Gary Cristello - Seven (7) counts of failing to take reasonable care to prevent Tri World from committing an offence of failing to hold in trust and deposit customer funds in trust account, contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation.
     
  3. Tri World - Seven (7) counts of failing to hold customer funds in trust account, contrary to s. 27(6) of the Regulation. Gary Cristello - Seven (7) counts of failing to take reasonable care to prevent Tri World from committing an offence of failing to hold customer funds in trust account, contrary to section 27(6) of the Regulation.

The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for July 14, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.
 

May 13`16
Thomas Chellakudam and Finton Travel Ltd.
Finton Travel Ltd. was charged with 1 (one) count of carrying on business with Carolyn Solomon, who was required to be registered as a travel agent, but was not in fact so registered, contrary to section 20 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 (the Regulation) made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Thomas Chellakudam, an officer of Finton Travel Ltd., was charged with one count of failing to take reasonable care to prevent Finton Travel Ltd. from committing the offence under section 20 of the Regulation, contrary to section 31(2) of the Act. Finton Travel Ltd. is a registered travel agent under the Act.  It operates in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for June 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

May 2`16
Carolyn Solomon
Carolyn (Michelle) Solomon was charged with 2 (two) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Ms. Solomon has been previously charged under the Act – including current charges, she has been charged with a total of 18 counts.  The matter is currently before the court. In addition, Toronto Police has issued a News Release announcing that Ms. Solomon has been arrested and charged with two counts of fraud over $5,000.  To access the Toronto Police News Releaseclick here .The next court appearance in this matter is scheduled for May 12, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave, Toronto, Ontario.

May 2`16
David Hemmings and Jennifer Hemmings
David and Jennifer Hemmings were each charged with 1 (one) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). David and Jennifer Hemmings operated in Whitby and elsewhere in Ontario and have never been registered as travel agents under the Act. This is the second charge under the Act for Mr. David Hemmings.  He has pled guilty to one count of operating as a travel agent without registration in October of 2013.  He has been sentenced to a fine of $3,000. The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for June 1, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 605 Rossland Rd. East, Whitby, Ontario.

Apr 14`16
Placido Calore and 407488 Ontario Ltd. o/a Business & Vacation Travel Planners and Blue Mountain Travel
Placido Calore and 407488 Ontario Ltd. o/a Business & Vacation Travel Planners and Blue Mountain Travel (Blue Mountain Travel) were each charged with 1 count of failing to deposit customer funds received for travel services into the trust account of the registrant, contrary to section 27(3) of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Regulation).
Placido Calore was a director and shareholder of Blue Mountain Travel, which voluntarily terminated its registration effective July 31, 2015. Blue Mountain Travel operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.
Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel were previously charged with the following:
a) 27 counts of failing to deposit customer funds into the trust account contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation.
b) 1 count of carrying on business with an unregistered travel agent, contrary to s. 20 of the Regulation.
c) One count of failing to notify the Registrar, 5 days in advance of closing its Trust Account, contrary to s. 17(2) of the Regulation
The next court appearance in this matter is scheduled for May 12, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Apr 14`16
Carolyn Solomon
Carolyn (Michelle) Solomon was charged with 5 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act); Carolyn Solomon has never been registered as a travel agent under the Act. Carolyn Solomon operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. Ms. Solomon has been previously charged under the Act. Including the present charges, Ms. Solomon has been charged with a total of 16 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration. All charges are currently before the Court. The next court appearance in this matter is scheduled for May 12, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Mar 02`16
Miro Brcic and Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc.

Miro Brcic and Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc. were each charged with 1 (one) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Mr. Brcic is an owner and director of Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc.  Mr. Brcic and Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc. operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario and have never been registered as travel agents under the Act. The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for March 24, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Feb 29`16
Sunil Kumar Chinthapatla and Tajmahal Tourism Inc.
Sunil Kumar Chinthapatla and Tajmahal Tourism Inc. were each charged with four (4) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act).
Mr. Chinthapatla is an owner and director of Tajmahal Tourism Inc.  Mr. Chinthapatla and Tajmahal Tourism Inc. operated in Mississauga and elsewhere in Ontario and have never been registered as travel agents under the Act.
The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for April 5, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 5 Ray Lawson Blvd., Brampton, Ontario.

Feb 02`16
Carolyn Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc.
Carolyn (Michelle) Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc. o/a Blue Mountain Travel were each charged with 2 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Carolyn Solomon was a sole director and officer of 1924067 Ontario Inc., which has never been registered as a travel agent under the Act. Carolyn Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc. operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.   Carolyn Solomon has been previously charged with 8 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration. 1924067 Ontario Inc. has been previously charged with 2 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration.   The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for March 3, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Feb 02`16
Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel
Placido Calore and 407488 Ontario Ltd. o/a Business & Vacation Travel Planners and Blue Mountain Travel (Blue Mountain Travel) were each charged with 4 counts of failing to deposit customer payments received for travel services into the trust account of the registrant, contrary to section 27(3) of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Regulation).  Placido Calore was a director and shareholder of Blue Mountain Travel, which voluntarily terminated its registration effective July 31, 2015. Blue Mountain Travel operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.   Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel were previously charged with 23 counts of failing to deposit funds into the trust account contrary to section 27(3) of the Regulation.   The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for March 3, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.
 

Jan 06`16
Mahendran Sivakolunthu
Mahendran Sivakolunthu was charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002. Mr. Sivakolunthu operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for February 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.