FRAUD WARNING Fraudsters con timeshare victims out of £7million for a second time
11th September 2019
Fraudsters con timeshare victims out of £7million for a second time
Action Fraud has received 1,155 reports of timeshare "recovery scams" between January and July this year
29 Aug 2018, 12:46
VICTIMS of timeshare fraud are being warned not to fall for a second scam, which has already seen Brits conned out of £7million in seven months.
A timeshare is where a number of holidaymakers chip-in to buy a property abroad and have rights to use it during a certain period of the year.
Ringleader of timeshare scam gang which conned 400 victims ordered to pay back £85k Brian Carr is behind bars for being the ringleader of the gang, but will have to pay back over £80,000 under Proceeds of Crime proceedings
6th September 2019
Ringleader of timeshare scam gang which conned 400 victims ordered to pay back £85k
Brian Carr is behind bars for being the ringleader of the gang, but will have to pay back over £80,000 under Proceeds of Crime proceedings
A conman who is behind bars for a timeshare fraud has been ordered to pay back over £85,000.
Brian Carr, 31, is estimated to have made £829,319 from his scam.
The fraudster, from Redditch, shamefully targeted the elderly and those in poor health.
Brian Carr, from Redditch, who
Timeshare con artist Francis ‘Frank’ Madden in court
9th July 2019
Timeshare con artist Francis 'Frank' Madden in court.
A PROLIFIC timeshare conman who has previously targeted Southampton residents during a long criminal career has been ordered to repay money to his latest victims.
During his latest scam, Francis ‘Frank’ Madden, 62, had his staff cold-call hundreds of members of the public every day and invite them to presentations for holiday club companies Central Marketing Ltd, Glenleigh Ltd and Reco Corp Ltd.
High-pressure sales techniques were used to get victims around the south west to part
Couple’s stress ‘beyond belief’ over timeshare. Club Class International
3rd June 2019
J.H.writes: We believe we have lost our money to a sham deal that started in 2009 when we sent £7,500 to London accountant Sochalls for its client, Club Class International (CCI).
This was a fee to get rid of a timeshare we have owned at Benalmadena in southern Spain for more than 15 years.
In 2010 CCI did pay the annual maintenance fee for our timeshare, but in 2011 we received a demand for that year’s fees of £998 and attempts to contact