Beware – Spanish Court Scam Calls on the Rise

February 14th, 2018

John Derrick Spoors, of The Crescent, Bridge Hill, Consett, northwest of County Durham claimed he mistakenly allowed for his personal bank account details to be used in a timeshare scam against the elderly, has appeared in court. Spoors who cleans cars for a living claims he knew nothing of the scam and said his friend asked if […]

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Dodgy Dealings at Diamond

February 7th, 2018

  Another damning tale of dodgy dealings, lies and mis-selling from an angry Diamond Timeshare owner. The couple has been members of Diamond Resorts for a number of years with roughly 2225 points per year. In January 2017 the couple was invited to Florida for a free stay and a meeting. In the meeting, the […]

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Palace Elite Resorts Under Investigation

February 2nd, 2018

Palace Elite Resorts in Cancun Mexico has been with a class action lawsuit.  Palace Elite Resorts has been accused of sharing data concerning ownership of timeshare purchases to other culprits as part of a scam to fool timeshare owners out of a substantial amount of money. Mr. Frank Baker and Mrs. Kelsey of Pennsylvania claim they […]

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Timeshare Rental Scams

January 24th, 2018

Irrespective of how you feel about timeshares, somebody will always have something equally positive and negative to say about them. Nevertheless, this is not what this article is about. This article will help consumers identify timeshare rental scams: How to avoid timeshare rental scams: Most holiday rental scams usually work the same, regardless of if it’s […]

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Elder Fraud and How to Avoid it

January 22nd, 2018

Unfortunately, as we get on a bit in life, sometimes we become more trusting, frailer, or a little clueless of all this modern technology that changes on a daily basis, and must depend on the youths to guide us!  This is all very well and good if they are there to help us, however, a […]

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Wyndham in Court Again for Preying on the Elderly

January 17th, 2018

Law Firm, Aubrey Givens & Associates, sues timeshare developer Wyndham for alleged abuse against senior citizens. The law firm based in Nashville Tennessee has filed two mass action lawsuits in alleging fraud, one being of breach of contract, and the other, violations of the Tennessee Timeshare Act, which the firm alleges constitutes elder abuse, against […]

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Tenerife Harbours another ‘Fake’ Lawyer

January 10th, 2018

It has been brought to our attention, and reported by various other timeshare sites, one being Inside Timeshare, that there is another imposter posing as a Lawyer on the popular timeshare island of Tenerife.  We reported last year on the lawyers Litigious Abogados being fraudsters, gaining a client’s confidence with false promises and then duping […]

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Timeshare – The hidden pitfalls

January 8th, 2018

We at TCA were recently contacted and warned about a company called Timeshare Answers. Mrs X recently contacted Timeshare Answers looking for some help with regards to her timeshare. Timeshare Answers looked like a good company and she started speaking to a woman there called Gina for some advice and direction. She was told what […]

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Consumer Council Crack Down on Vistacay Vacation Club Timeshare!

December 6th, 2017

Vistacay Vacation Club in South Korea has come to the attention of the Consumer Council, 48 complaints were received during the month of September, involving HK$2.7 million. The complaints follow allegations of high-pressure sales tactics. A Democratic Party lawmaker claims that a business named ‘Great Time Universal (HK)’, who in turn are claiming to be […]

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Resale Scams on the Up!

November 29th, 2017

Timeshare sales are frequently in the headlines these days since more and more consumers are being “conned” out of their life savings or hard-earned cash. Even after a timeshare is acquired, most consumers personal information is either stolen or sold by others who then carry out a further attack on the consumers. Resale timeshare scams […]

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