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Yvonne Abraham

Chinatown travel agency gives immigrants a tough lesson

If you’re planning a trip to China, here’s a tip that could save you thousands: Avoid an outfit called Sky Energy Travel, and its proprietor, May Woo.

Take it from some people who didn’t, and paid dearly. In Woo’s plant-filled travel office on the second floor of a building on Chinatown’s Kneeland Street, these mostly Chinese immigrants dropped a lot of money, along with a few illusions about their adopted country.

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