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FTC Returns Money to Victims of Timeshare Resale Scam

By AVOEditor | June 23rd, 2017 | Timeshare News

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 338 checks totaling more than $319,000 to people who lost money to Information Management Forum Inc., which also did business as Vacation Property Marketing, and its owner, Edward Lee Windsor. The defendants lured consumers into paying “registration fees” for their services by making unsolicited telemarketing calls to timeshare owners and […]

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ADVISORY – FTC Action Halts Timeshare Resale Scheme

By AVOEditor | December 22nd, 2016 | Alerts, Fraud, Resale, Timeshare News, Warnings

The Federal Trade Commission has charged the operators of a timeshare reselling scheme with bilking at least $15 million dollars from timeshare property owners by imposing hefty up-front fees based on false promises that they would sell or rent their properties. At the FTC’s request, a federal court temporarily halted the operation and froze the defendants’ assets […]

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