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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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FTC: Florida-based timeshare resellers took $15 million from consumers

By AVOEditor | January 6th, 2017 | Fraud, NTOA News, Resale, Scam, Timeshare News

Susan Salisbury – December 22, 2016 The Federal Trade Commission has charged the operators of a Florida-based 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 […]

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Question: Why would you PAY a company TO BUY your timeshare?

By AVOEditor | August 9th, 2016 | Alerts, Fraud

Company asks to buy your timeshare and then requests fees for taxes, title search and transfer….REALLY? BBB has received calls from throughout the country inquiring about a company claiming to be located in Amarillo, Texas. The company, South Park Resorts, asks to buy your timeshare and then requests fees for taxes, title search and transfer. BBB […]

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