Honeymoon Nightmare – Ocean Reef

November 13th, 2017

Newlyweds experienced a nightmare day on what was supposed to be one of the most special times in their life. Whilst honeymooning in the Bahamas and upon leaving their hotel for a day of sight-seeing. They were stopped in the street by a man who started asking the pair a lot of personal questions about […]

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Widower takes on Martin Management Group –  Missouri 

November 8th, 2017

A New York widower takes on Martin Management after handing over more than 18,000$ in fees. The widower who lost her husband in the September 11 terrorist attacks is amongst a group of consumers who have also handed over thousands of dollars to, Martin Management Group, Springfield, Missouri, believing the company would liquidate timeshares they […]

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Action Fraud Update

November 3rd, 2017

Action Fraud has announced they have received more than 30 reports of timeshare fraud over the summer months. Unfortunate victims are said to have lost more than £94,000 during the months of May and August 2017. The most common scam is requesting consumers to pay fees upfront for services offered. Upon sending the funds contact […]

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Timeshare Down Under! is it Going Under?

October 11th, 2017

It seems that Australian timeshare customers have the same complaints and concerns as consumers in the UK. This has in fact prompted ASIC to review timeshare holiday schemes. The ‘Timeshare Council has hit back at the allegations that the industry ‘rips consumers off’ by saying that they contribute $700 million to the economy. A recent […]

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Missold Consumer Claims – Another Scam Company!!

October 6th, 2017

The TCA have been called by several clients that have received unsolicited text messages, emails and phone calls from the company ‘Missold Consumers Claims’ that seems to be scamming their preyed innocents out of hard earned money.  We have been notified that the text messages and emails request the client to call back if they […]

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Over 7 million Lost in Fraudulent Claims!

September 13th, 2017

It seems more and more Timeshare resorts, airlines, car hire companies along with banks and phone providers are becoming progressively more creative when it comes to hidden extras and sneaky ruses designed to rip you off. According to Action Fraud, scams have increased by nearly 18% in 2016. There were over 5,800 reported holiday scams, […]

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More Telesales Scams!

September 8th, 2017

During a well-earned break in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, Carlos and his wife Maria purchased a timeshare which cost $58,000 dollars at a timeshare resort named Club Regina. The purchase allowed them one week per year with a yearly maintenance fee of $1,400. Unfortunately for the couple, they have used their week once in past 17 […]

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Timeshare – Public Hearings

August 28th, 2017

Some public hearings are being held for disgruntled timeshare consumers. They are being given the opportunity to share their stories with the hope of developing a single piece of legislation that will be used to regulate the timeshare industry. The National Consumer Commission are carrying out these hearings to understand what the consumers are experiencing […]

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National Consumer Commission’s Timeshare Inquiry

August 2nd, 2017

Cheated holidaymakers have grouped together telling the National Consumer Commission’s Timeshare Inquiry how they all felt intimidated and pressured into signing perpetual contracts‚ paying holiday clubs thousands for timeshare holidays that never materialised. Ebrahim Mayet‚ 57‚ Lenasia businessman‚ spoke on the first day of the public hearings in Pretoria stating that he alone paid over […]

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Ever Increasing Annual Fees!

July 31st, 2017

Cases where presented to the National Consumer Commission in Durban in July, from consumers who are locked into contracts for life, unable to sell timeshare their points or even give them away in order to free themselves from the ever-increasing costs. Thankfully the National Consumer Commission are to conduct a two-day public inquiry. Thezi Mabuza […]

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