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Sherwood Motel: Prosecution Service and Court Judge

sherwood motel: Charges have been stayed against the two owners of a Charlottetown motel who are accused of immigration fraud for permitting hundreds of people to use their hotel as an address in Prince Edward Island when the immigrants didn't intend to stay on the Island, according to Toronto Star. Nathan Rochford / THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo The decision came after several days of testimony and cross examination of a federal investigator. The federal prosecution service confirmed that it asked a provincial court judge to stay the charges because there wasn't sufficient evidence to proceed further against the siblings operating the Sherwood Motel. In May, the Canada Border Services Agency charged 60-year-old Ping Zhong with three counts of aiding and abetting misrepresentation under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, and five charges were laid against her 58-year-old brother, Yi Zhong. Article Continued Below The lawyer said his clients had no knowledge of what those using the hotel intended to do after coming to Canada and using the hotel as a temporary, mailing address. Defence lawyer Lee Cohen said in an interview that the Crown failed to produce evidence that either of his clients assisted seven Chinese immigrants named in the charges to misrepresent themselves to immigration officials. ( As reported in the news.