True Valid a company mentioned in one of our earlier warnings on this blog http://t.co/1gx2eqp is still active and even worse they seem to be getting very greedy!
If in the first instance they were calling for a guaranteed resale and requested an upfront holding fee to assure the sale would complete, they now ask for even more and more money to be send over to them by Money transfers, Western Union and bank transfers!
Numerous consumers have written to us with the most horrible stories about how this company has first asked for a retainer fee of 950€ but then called back and claimed to have the sale on hold due to outstanding taxes in Spain and requested another £1600 plus £500 for registration fees.
True Valid claims on their website www.truevalid.com to be based in Norwich and telephone number 0845 3813818 but reading through the paperwork they send out they are supposed to be in Pemberton Business Park, Pemberton, Wigan with phone number 0192 410 666. But for those falling into their trap and sending back paperwork they provide a self-addressed envelope with an address in Canterbury, Kent and another contact number 0207 183 6478. They do advise their customers not to send anything recorded as there won’t be anybody in the office!
Wherever they are, the people cashing in the money are definitely not in the UK! All transfers are done through offices in Spain, on the Costa del Sol and bank accounts in different coastal villages.
In the “UK” the people on the phone are a Rebecca Straw claiming to be in the admin department, Gwen Davis who sends many emails to the consumers to convince them the sale will go through, Jayne Johnson another active “emailer” and Timothy Clayton of Seymours solicitors in Coventry who provides the bank details for the transfer.
Needless to say that when calling Seymour solicitors in Coventry we have been informed that there is NO SUCH PERSON by the name of Timothy Clayton working in their offices.
To all Timeshare consumers who are taking phone calls from this company, PLEASE BE AWARE of the above and DO NOT PAY them a penny!
Have True Valid called you? Please let us know!