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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Silverpoint Up to their old Tricks!

August 23rd, 2017

We have been contacted this week by a Silverpoint client who has been in Tenerife during the last week to ‘get their money back from their investment they made over two years ago’. We will call the lady Mrs X, she originally laid out £12,000 over two years ago as an investment in a holiday […]

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Why Did I buy a Timeshare

August 4th, 2017

Whilst on holiday we all seem to come across one promotion or another, this could be anything from drinks promotions to timeshare holidays! During your holiday you will see advertisements everywhere. You will come across posters and bill boards alike with phrases such ‘final reductions’, ‘act now’, ‘don’t miss out’ and ‘for a limited period […]

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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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Armando Gareca another ‘Legal’ Scam

July 28th, 2017

It has been brought to our attention at the TCA that there are clients of some reputable compensation claims companies being targeted by a new ‘legal’ company, Armando Gareca, in Santa Cruz, Tenerife.  The term ‘legal’ is used loosely, as the company does not seem to be very legal at all.  It has all of […]

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Attorney Jailed for Timeshare Fraud

July 24th, 2017

Back in April last year we wrote about the Williamsburg attorney, Deborah Wagner, who played a major role in transfers of timeshare units using two companies; Goodbye Timeshare LLC and Exotic Equity LLC.  Both of which were owned by Brendan Hawkins and Keith Kosco, who were jailed for 46 and 74 months back in 2015. […]

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Is Timeshare Resale a Bad Idea?

July 14th, 2017

Think again, if you believe that timeshare resale is the way forward, we at TCA have highlighted several reasons why it’s proving to be a bad idea and in most cases unfortunately a scam. It appears that there are more owners trying to sell their timeshares than there are buyers? The current situation is so […]

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Arrests throughout Costa del Sol – Multi Million Pound Timeshare Scam

July 7th, 2017

Police said they believe individuals affected were fleeced out of approximately £15m, with an £11m profit being made. Most of those arrested are believed to be British. The company is based in the coastal city of Velez-Malaga, east of Malaga. The police seized a yacht, more than £100,000 in cash, multiple designer watches, jewellery and […]

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