USA: travel agents’ class action against YTB partly dismissed

Although the U.S. District Court in Illinois did not dismiss the case outright, it granted parts of YTB’s motion to dismiss a class action brought against the multilevel marketing travel company by former referring travel agents, who charged that YTB operated an illegal pyramid system. The court dismissed allegations against YTB subsidiary Rezconnect and its CEO, Michael Brent, on grounds that the court did not have jurisdiction over the New Jersey-based business.Source: Travel Weekly; find article here>>.

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