HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — The FBI recently sent letters seeking information from potential victims of a former Hillsborough County travel agency.
The move comes two years after more than 120 people reported that Diana Hopkins, owner of Hopkins Travel Services, took thousands of dollars from them for a cruise they never got to take.
Karen Regan and 120 others in her group say they booked a cruise with Hopkins back in 2019 that was supposed to set sail in May.
But shortly after making the reservations, Regan learned the discounted rate they paid was too good to be true.
“Everything was legit. Our reservations were on the Norwegian Cruise Line website when we looked up our account. It was all there,” said Regan. “We all made our full payments, and then we got canceled.”
The allegations prompted Florida regulators to revoke Diana Hopkins’ travel agent license in 2020. She is accused of committing credit card fraud and using other people’s cards to pay the…