The Ugly

 

The ugly come in a variety of guises the scammers, the fraudsters, the nasty and unlawful traders who will not change they ways. The arrested, convicted the imprisoned and whoever the good and reasonable traders agree ought to be exposed.

ByAlan Selby
21:57, 9 MAY 2020

Conman behind scam which cost Brits £21million hunted by police in Brazil

Anthony...

Azure Services, a Corinthia-owned tourism and timeshare company at the Radisson Blu Golden Sands, has filed for liquidation amid the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving roughly 30 jobs at risk.

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They are heading for huge losses – and voucher schemes could be a way out of the crisis

An empty British Airways check-in area as coronavirus takes its financial toll on the industry.

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Mr Paul Fox is a much complained of director, whose present operation is conducted in the confines of  ‘Select Cheshire Ltd’  [Select...

Claiming that they are experts, with no upfront fees, operating 'no win no fee' claims policies is far beyond contempt.

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The two individuals named above have been ordered to pay back £424,560 for their part in a ‘leisure club’ scam. The confiscation orders were handed down at Birmingham Crown Court on the 12th ...

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Inc have secured a major victory in exposes the ‘Timeshare Exit Team’ for False, Misleading...

The woman allegedly allowed the resort to deteriorate and used money intended for upkeep on personal trips....

There was a time when sitting in a seminar or getting a sales call about the wonders of owning a timeshare was almost an Australian rite of passage.

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By TONY HETHERINGTON, FINANCIAL MAIL ON SUNDAY

PUBLISHED: 22 December 2019

P.B. writes: I belonged to the Eze Group timeshare...

Paul Michael Marciniak, the second main co-conspirator in a large-scale timeshare resale, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison for defrauding more than 1,000 victims —...

Part way through 2019 both the Timeshare Association and TESS have been the victim of a huge and sustained cyber-attack for the purpose...

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York fraudster facing extradition was ‘working for Spanish Intelligence’

A convicted fraudster from York who is facing extradition to Spain over claims...

People are bad, not timeshares

The title of this article is so true; as, timeshare is...

Assited by TESS Law

26th November 2019...

Provided by Mr. David Cox

On behalf of Tess Law
Date 22/11/2019
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In a swift turn of events, Mr Gary Smith - the Chief Operating Officer of Mercantile Clams Management Solutions Ltd [Mercantile] admits they and...

'We are aware that some people are being contacted in relation to their timeshare and/or their purchase of Monster Credits by UK, Spanish...

Being a solicitor showers a person with a badge of honour and respect in many legal circles - including the courts.

All solicitors are regulated by the...

It was confirmed that on the 6th June 2019 another Spanish timeshare resort, Club Paradiso/Paramount has closed its doors. The company that manages the resort is Excel Hotels...

A 35-year-old man was sentenced to 13 months' imprisonment for carrying out a series of timeshare recovery scams....

We are now experiencing many reports of mistreatment of timeshare consumers by the Timeshare Termination Team.

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Recently a website came into existence and was called Trusted Timeshare. It appeared on the internet unlawfully, because the owners failed to declare themselves. The...

The leading trading company in timeshare tourist apartments in southern Tenerife was Silverpoint Vacations - however now are...

The Timeshare Association can further report on the existence of 2 more websites believed to be created by the Smiths and which are touting...

On the 30th of August 2019, the ‘pump and dump’ predictions that were previously made are now beginning to materialise, as the value of Praetorian Legal is ...

The Timeshare Association can report on another scandal perpetrated by the owners of Mercantile Claims (the sister company to Praetorian Legal). Mercantile Claims is owned by Mr...

A ground-breaking scam - Mercantile Claims - the timeshare fraud that offers insurance.

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Barclays Partner Finance, formerly known as Clydesdale Financial Services is just one lender who has come under fire for failing to carry out due diligence - when granting loans...

It goes without saying, timeshare and the off-shoot products are very contentious and orbiting these products...

The website Solicitor.info is an independent rating website with the goal of finding you the best solicitor by collecting and displaying reviews and opinions directly...

It has been brought to our attention that there are two timeshare disposal companies that have strange ties....

Here's a list of links to articles detailing the darker side of the timeshare industry.

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A phoenix company fraud materialises after one company goes bankrupt and a second (known as a phoenix company) is created and opens up, for...

Like a string of broken-down buses the Praetorian Legal and Mercantile Claims indemnity certificates take another turn down a twisted and meaningless motorway...

Many will recall the mishaps of the Lakeview timeshare resort in 2014 as the club became embroiled in a legal battle with the landlord....

Two Norwich men who are said to have netted almost £150,000 after money laundering for a gang of timeshare fraudsters have been ordered to pay back...

‘Which’, the fast-growing consumer group reports "more than 96% of cases reported to the UK’s national fraud reporting centre 'Action Fraud' go...

The prime duty of any government is to serve and protect the people and as a balance, the government may call upon the people to defend the state under...

Mr James Oliver Reynolds, of 72 Heath Gardens Solihull England B91 2RJ is the sole director of the now defunct Mis-Sold Consumer Reclaim Limited whose registered office is located at 12 Hamilton...

They operated in the south of Tenerife. Their victims were homeowners dedicated to "time-sharing" 

Agents of the...

Contrary to popular belief, a timeshare is ‘a contract’ which contains benefits and obligations. The benefits and obligations are particularised and subject to terms and conditions of the contract...

On the 19th of June 2019 the consumer group Mind Timeshare delivered concerns regarding the activities of The Consumer Action Line and on account of consumer cold calling...

Many will recall all past and present owners/directors of Praetorian Legal [Praetorian] and...

Fraudulent insurance policies - a new craze for getting cash for nothing

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Wandering around the internet which I do from time to time, one strays onto strange websites...

Today, we discuss ‘All Round Travel Services Ltd’ [ARTS] whose registered office is located at 22 The Village Sq, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 1AW.  ...

The luxury Manchester hotel / timeshare resort boasting a casino, Olympic-sized swimming pool and designer shops...

Reports continue to emerge of consumers being approached whilst on holiday with an opportunity to attend a ‘...

Many people believe that you are only required to disclose present illnesses or complaints you are currently taking medication for. It has been suggested that only one in five of the people...

We are receiving many enquiries regarding the activities of company called ‘Adlington West Group Ltd’ who claim to be appointed by a liquidator in Spain who goes by the name of...

Police have received a report involving a male who claimed to be a senior consultant for a timeshare company ...

Victims have listed an average £1,380 in various scams involving fake airline tickets, accommodation and tours...

Claims Company Advice from Diamond Resort's Legal Team
 
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On March 21st, Eze Europe Ltd director Dominic O’Reilly was sentenced to 28 months in...

Rebekah L. Sanders  Arizona Republic. Published 1:42 AM EDT Mar 29, 2019

Retired Christian missionaries Frank...

Eze Group is an intimidating company who owner "bullied and frightened" victims into shelling out more than £200,000 in the latest proven timeshare scam - He has now been jailed.

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Mr. Dominic O'Reilly, director of now collapsed Eze Europe Ltd, has been sentenced for fleecing customers and getting them to sign up for concierge lifestyle packages, which were of no use to them...

Anfi in Gran Canaria is being accussed of empting its bank accounts to avoid the payment of judgments for mis-selling timeshares....

Holiday scams are on the rise as the number of reported cases up almost 20% year on year – from 4,910 to 5,826, according to Action Fraud...

Claims Assistance Bureau Ltd, co number 06832938 whose registered office is at Ty Glyn, 1 Brecon Court William Brown Close, Llantarnam Industrial Park, Cwmbran, Wales, NP44 3AB are now cold...

On account of a whirlwind of pressure by the timeshare industry and other lawful operators in the legal profession, authorities are now beginning to act with some ‘gusto’. Their targets – unlawful...

Wednesday, the 27th of Feb 2019, Publisher 3 news Las Vagas

Daniel Martin Boyar, or “Wolf”, of Orlando, Florida, has been sentenced to more than five years in...

The Office for Consumer Affairs (OCA), in collaboration with the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) and the Police, is assessing what legal action can be taken against a company that allegedly...

When the famous British swindler John Goldfinger Palmer was found dead on June 24, 2015 in the garden of his villa in Brentwood, in the county of Essex, in the east of the United Kingdom, only...

Gary Neville the former England footballer, is linked to a firm accused of mis-selling timeshares to hundreds of British holidaymakers. The UK financial regulator is investigating £47 million of...

By way of example in 2016 statutory accounts filed by accountants of Waddington show that marketing costs accounted for nearly £1.2 million. So, this expense was deducted from the revenue...

The enterprise is operated by Mr Gary Wayne and Mrs Karen Hesker Smith who at present suggest that they are legally competent to execute the terminations of timeshare contracts. However, the...

Would an insurance company sell you a policy that indemnifies you for losses after the insurable event has occurred?

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Missoldconsumers.Claims are advertising in contravention of the marketing and advertising law in that the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations means a trader cannot mislead or...

Missoldconsumers.Claims is a covert website appearing on the internet making many boasts about itself.

Mr Oliver James...

Mrs. Karen Hesker-Smith the managing director of Mercantile Claims says it is.

Some may recall the early days, when Praetorian Legal stumbled onto the timeshare landscape and went dormant...

A Swindon (UK) couple was ensnared by conman has told the court that...

Frank Madden aged 61 from Bournemouth was arrogant and deserved to be jailed for 40 months after he admitted three...