Stratford News Former travel agent in Mitchell charged SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Friday, Mar. 28th, 2014 A former employee of Blowes Travel in Mitchell is facing a charge of operating as a travel agent without registration. According to CTV News Kitchener the company became aware of a problem when some customers had reported irregular credit card charges. Since finding out about the issue Blowes has reportedly paid back more than $120,000 in charges to its customers. The fired employee has a court date set for May 15th in Stratford.