Travel agent pleads guilty to scamming customers

Monday, 29 Aug, 2022 0

A Hawaii woman pled guilty to defrauding customers after failing to provide promised vacations they had paid for.

Wendy Tenedora Wong, owner of House of Aloha Hawaii, has-been ordered to pay $155,000 to the victims as part of a plea deal.

Wong must pay it before her November 4 sentencing hearing.

At least 48 customers were scammed and strung along with excuses why their trips never materialized such as flight cancellations and bad weather.

According to the Better Business Bureau, Wong never held a proper business license. She had previously filed for bankruptcy protection in 2014

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