Convicted: Barrett & Carlysle Travel and Tanja Schneider-Steinbock

Charged: Sherkston Trailer Rentals Inc.

MISSISSAUGA — TICO has charged Sherkston Trailer Rentals Inc. with one count of operating as a travel agent without being registered.

The charges are as follows:

  • Aladino Dini has been charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without being registered, and one 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.
  • Patricia Mason (Levasseur)has been charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without being registered.

It is alleged that Sherkston Trailer Rentals Inc. operates out of Sherkston Shores in Port Colborne, Ontario, renting out short-term cottages that they do not own.

Dini and Mason (Levasseur) will appear in court on March 25, 2022 in Welland (Niagara Region).

Individuals convicted in Court of offences relating to the Travel Industry Act, 2002 are subject to fines of up to $50,000 and/or prison terms of up to two years. Corporations are subject to fines of up to $250,000.