VANCOUVER, B.C. (CN) - Three Canadian students sued California-based International Student Volunteers, two of them claiming they were sexually assaulted by a member of the family they were assigned to stay with in Ecuador.
The students - two women and a man - say they paid more than $4,000 for the Spanish-language and cultural program, and that one of their hosts "committed an indecent sexual act" on both women. All three say they were expelled from the program after filing a police report. The claim International Student Volunteers refused to refund their money, alleging that they "had been involved in 'loud sexual activity.'" The students are represented by Douglas Morley.
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