UK timeshare gang ‘who made £4million a year duping up to 500 Britons in elaborate scam’ is smashed in Costa del Sol

UK timeshare gang ‘who made £4million a year duping up to 500 Britons in elaborate scam’ is smashed in Costa del Sol

16th May 2019
UK timeshare gang 'who made £4million a year duping up to 500 Britons in elaborate scam' is smashed in Costa del Sol Spanish police arrest 56 Britons following a series of Costa del Sol raids  Investigators have so far uncovered 500 victims of the timeshare scam  Majority of the victims are pensioners - and police fear there may be thousands more who will never be identified Scam involved calls from fake lawyers convincing victims to sell property Fraudsters then exploited the elderly

British gang held over £4.3million timeshare fraud

British gang held over £4.3million timeshare fraud: Woman, 44, 'masterminded' Canary Islands scam Spanish police raided offices in Arguineguin and Mogan on Monday Involved are accused of systematically defrauding tourists since 2007 'Used flyers promising free gifts to entice tourists to their HQ' Then they would 'trap them for between four and eight hours to hard-sell' A British woman has been arrested for allegedly helping organise a £4.3million timeshare fraud that targeted thousands of tourists. Paula Beatson is one of 58 people

Couple win £7,000 victory over faulty timeshare escape contract following 18-month legal battle

Couple win £7,000 victory over faulty timeshare escape contract following 18-month legal battle Harold and Brenda Walker paid £7k to a firm that promised to take an unwanted timeshare off their hands Last week the firm Itra returned their money Judge said the contract was void because it didn't contain key information  The Walkers’ victory is believed to be the first of its kind in Britain  A couple in their 70s have won a court victory over a timeshare firm that

TONY HETHERINGTON: We lost £10,000 in holiday fraud, then cheats struck again

TONY HETHERINGTON: We lost £10,000 in holiday fraud, then cheats struck again. Mrs E.H.L. writes: We paid £10,195 to Incentive Leisure Group for holiday club membership, but it went into liquidation. Last December we were contacted by Blue Flag Solutions, which said it could reclaim our money and we paid a fee of £481 using an MBNA credit card. However, the Financial Ombudsman Service rejected our claim, so we asked Blue Flag Solutions to repay our £481. It refused and MBNA also declined
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