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Mackinaw City hotels accused of tricking guests into booking at closed hotels agree to stop, must give refunds

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (FOX 2) - Multiple Mackinaw City hotels accused of tricking travelers have agreed to stop the deceptive practice and issue refunds to customers. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel reached an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance (AVC) with entities doing business at more than 20 hotels and vacation rentals in the city. See a full list at the bottom of this article.
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Agreement Reached Between Attorney General Nessel, Mackinaw City Hotels on Alleged Deceptive Practices

An agreement has been reached between Attorney General Dana Nessel and several Mackinaw City hotels and tourism groups after an investigation into business practices related to customer reservations. Earlier this year, Attorney General Nessel issued a Notice of Intended Action after consumers complained that they booked rooms at hotels that,...
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Three Mackinaw City Hotels Accused of Tricking Guests Reach Settlement With Michigan

Three hotels in Mackinaw City accused of tricking guests into booking rooms at closed establishments have reached a settlement with the Michigan Attorney General's office. In February of this year, the Lieghio family, which owns several hotel properties in Northern Michigan, was accused of pulling a basic bait and switch maneuver. Patrons were essentially tricked into booking rooms at hotels that were advertised online, but then upon arrival were forced into rooms at other hotels, sometimes with fewer amenities.
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Refunds available for tourists defrauded by Mackinaw City hotels

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (WJRT) - Tourists who booked hotel stays with a water park in Mackinaw City during the last five winters will be eligible for refunds. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday that her office reached an agreement with the ownership of several Mackinaw City hotels to provide refunds and change offseason cancellation polices to avoid further action.
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Hoffman new Soo Tribe chair

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI— The Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has a new chairman. The tribe’s Board of Directors appointed vice chair DJ Hoffman chairman at a special meeting Monday. Former chair Aaron Payment resigned on May 10. Hoffman will serve out the rest of that...
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Sault Tribe board appoints new chairman

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (WLUC) - Sault Tribe Vice Chairman DJ Hoffman was appointed chairman by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors at its special meeting held June 27 at Sault Kewadin Casino. “I am humbled and honored to serve as chairman of the Sault...
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Michigan Attorney General settles dispute with Mackinaw City hotel family

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel accused the Lieghio family hotel owners of unlawful business practices in February. The settlement, filed Tuesday, applies to more than 25 hotels and two family-operated websites. The Lieghio businesses deny violating the Michigan Consumer Protection Act, but agree to refrain from unfair or deceptive business...
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Michigan attorney general settles dispute with Mackinaw City hotel family

The Michigan attorney general’s office has reached a settlement with the owners of more than two dozen Mackinaw City hotels. They'll pay thousands of dollars and pledge to avoid certain business practices. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel accused the Lieghio family hotel owners of unlawful business practices in February....
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Agreement reached with Mackinaw hotels over alleged deceptive practices

LANSING, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has reached an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance (AVC) with the operators of several Mackinaw City hotels and tourism groups after an investigation into business practices related to customer reservations. Earlier this year, Nessel issued a Notice of Intended Action, after receiving...
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