Online travel site Travelocity has been fined for violating the United States embargo with Cuba and booking flights between the two countries.
Southlake, Texas-based Travelocity paid $182,750 in fines to settle a complaint by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control. The complaint alleged that between January 1998 and April 2004, there were more than 1,400 occasions when the Web site arranged travel to or from Cuba.
It is believed to be the first time an online travel site has been fined for violating the 1963 embargo, according to The Miami Herald.
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