A former Milpitas journey agent was convicted final week for receiving greater than $200,000 to e-book flights and different journey providers for dozens of South Bay residents that she by no means really organized, the Santa Clara District Lawyer’s Workplace introduced on Monday.
Wendy Wong ran a enterprise known as Home of Aloha Hawaii, which was shuttered in 2019 after “dozens” of victims got here ahead to report lacking cash and no holidays.
On August 23, Wong pleaded no contest to 2 felony violations for failing to return cash for journey providers not offered and for illegally withdrawing funds from consumer belief accounts.
Wong will probably be sentenced in November, but when she pays $155,000 in restitution she won’t serve any jail time however will probably be on felony probation for 2 years, prosecutors stated. Ought to she fail to pay, she is going to get a two-year sentence — one 12 months in county jail and one 12 months of supervised launch.