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BBB Warns of Timeshare Scam Using Local Company Name

By AVOEditor | January 6th, 2017 | Scam, Timeshare News, Warnings

December 22, 2016 BBB Serving Canton Region & Greater West Virginia is warning consumers of a timeshare resale scam using Resort Owners Services, LLC name and former address. BBB has heard from consumers in PA, MI, NY and WI stating they were contacted by a representative from Resort Owners Services of 10150 East Pike, Cambridge, […]

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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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U.S. Federal Judge Slams Timeshare Donation Scheme

By AVOEditor | October 11th, 2016 | Fraud, Timeshare News

Gregory Crist of the National Timeshare Owners Association in America has highlighted a scheme which a Federal Judge has shut down called Donate for a Cause. In this scheme timeshare owners paid a Montana company to donate and transfer their timeshares in exchange for tax deductions. Gregory Crist               […]

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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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You Just Sold your Timeshare! and you will continue to pay maintenance fees. Congratulations!

By AVOEditor | June 27th, 2016 | Fraud, Warnings

We’ve all heard the radio commercials, received the postcards in the mail, seen the TV ads, seen the web sites: “Get out of your time share now! Call us today. Guaranteed or your money back!” “You own a time share you can’t sell? We guarantee to get you out”. “Dear friends. This is ‘Mr/Ms. Celebrity’. […]

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