Scamming travel agents sent to prison

December 16, 2008 4:54:54 PM PST
International Grand Tours of Santa Clara shut down in 2006, the same year 7 On Your Side broke a story about the company.

Owners Norman Hansen and Joseph Maloof have been sentenced to 13 years in state prison. They pled guilty to 13 felony charges of bilking their victims across the country of $1 million.

Prosecutors say they took people's money for travel, but used it for other things.

Victims included school groups, seniors and catholic tour groups.