Consumer Protection BC has imposed $22,250 in administrative monetary penalties against Todd Flaro (DBA Accurate Home Inspection), of Port Alberni, BC, for:
- Engaging in a designated activity of a home inspector without a licence (from December 1, 2019, through April 1, 2021), contrary to section 143 of the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act (BPCPA). For this, an administrative penalty of $4,250 has been issued.
- Engaging in a designated activity of a home inspector without a licence (on May 28, 2021, June 8, 2021, June 29, 2021, and July 19, 2021), contrary to section 143 of the BPCPA, For this, an administrative penalty of $4,500 for each confirmed contravention has been issued, totaling $18,000.
Todd Flaro has also been issued a compliance order requiring payment of $2,118.38 as partial reimbursement for inspection costs.
By law, a person has 30 days to request a reconsideration of the decision.
All money received from administrative penalties is deposited into the Consumer Advancement Fund (as required by section 169 of the BPCPA).
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