Police are asking anyone who dealt with an Elizabethtown woman who posed as a travel agent to contact them if they believe they lost money in a transaction.
Troy L. Metzger, 38, is charged with felony theft and two counts of misdemeanor theft by deception regarding “trips” she claimed to arrange under the names Social Travel Group and Grand Voyages Travel.
Elizabethtown police determined about 12 people lost money for trips to Cuba, Morocco and Annapolis, Md. which were never fulfilled.
Anyone who made payments to Metzger and did not receive services is asked to contact police at 717-367-6540. Information can also be submitted via this CrimeWatch page.
INFORMATION ABOUT INITIAL CHARGES:
An Elizabethtown woman is charged with posing as a travel agent to bilk several people out of money for trips that were never provided.
Troy L. Metzger is charged with felony theft and two counts of misdemeanor theft by deception regarding “trips” to Morocco, Cuba, and Annapolis, Md.
Advertising under Social Travel Group and Grand Voyages Travel, Metzger took money from customers in 2017 and 2018, but made no arrangements with cruise lines or bus services to fulfill the travel agreements.
Metzger, 38, profited over $10,000 from the travel arrangements; the victims received nothing.
Elizabethtown police Detective Dustin Ryan charged Metzger. Bail was set at $25,000 unsecured.
Police became involved when individuals contacted them about paying Metzger for trips that never came to fruition.
Metzger had arranged trips for customers in the past, which were actually fulfilled.
Victims who thought they purchased a trip to Cuba learned of the theft when they contacted a cruise line directly and learned no arrangements were made for them.
Metzger gave a statement to police.
Police determined she made no payments or arrangements to provide the victims what they paid for.
Metzger is presumed innocent.
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