Another company has seen the light with the dubious pitch about consumers having to pay taxes for a resale, and this time the name used is Asociados de Agencia Tributaria.
Asociados de Agencia Tributaria which translated would be associates to the Tax Offices, pretends to be working for the tax office in Spain and contacts those consumers who have been defrauded previously by another resale company.
After paying a deposit and being told the sale has fallen through, the consumer is approached by Asociados de Agencia Tributaria with the news their timeshare has been sold and money is waiting to be transferred to their accounts. But…there is a “but”, as the consumer will have to pay tax over the money from the sale.
Asociados de Agencia Tributaria is supposedly located on the following address:
Calle Puerto 9 – 12, 29016 Malaga, Spain and their contact details are: Telephones in Spain +34 952 067 489 or +34 952 600 351 , +34 634 001 368 Telephone in UK: 0208 144 5949 or Fax +34 952 600 961
They mention a Website in their paperwork: www.asociadosdeagenciatributaria.com but this site does not to seem working and the domain was registered in July 2012
The payment request for the taxes comes from a supposed “tax agent” who requests the payment to be done by Western Union and quotes the amount in Pounds.
Nothing from start to finish of what this company tells the consumer is true! There is no sale, there are no taxes to be paid and certainly are they not connected whatsoever to the Spanish Tax Delegation!
Payments by Western Union to an individual are neither a common way of working from the tax office and Spain being in the Eurozone would always requests the amount in Euros.
Needless to add that the address mentioned on the paperwork is also fake!
Have you been contacted by Asociados de Agencia Tributaria with phone 952067489 or 952600351 in Spain and 02081445949 in UK? Please do let us know!
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