Shalaboo Solicitors, the follow up on a guaranteed Timeshare Resale

It is not the first time that consumers are being duped more than once is a Timeshare Resale transaction. It happens often that companies ask for an upfront fee, and once this has been paid another company follows up as a supposed tax agent, corporate buyer or in this case a solicitor. Warning

Shalaboo Ltd contacts those consumers who have paid a deposit in order to secure their resale through Secure Transfer Holdings.

The consumer has paid around £1300 and is keen to know when the money will be transferred into his account.

But a nice lady called Laura (or Karen) from Shalaboo Solicitors appears on stage and confirms that they hold the money of the sale but before being able to release this there is a small issue. The consumer has to pay £4500 in taxes. Laura from Shalaboo Ltd also explains kindly that by law this payment has to be done by the consumer as the Tax offices do not accept payments on their behalf.

Nice excuse for not using the supposed money that they have received for the sale!

Doing some research on Shalaboo Ltd we have found out that they are actually registered in the UK Companies House.

This registration was done in September 2012 under the Directors name Robert Andrew Stevenson.

Most surprising is to see the companies’ address: 145 – 157 St John Street in London. A very familiar address lately on this blog! We have at least 5 dubious companies claiming to be based on the same address!

The phone number used is 0161 28 6666

The Director, Mr Stevenson has more companies under his name; Camura Ltd and Landseer Management Ltd.

Going back to the tax payment requested by Laura from Shalaboo Solicitors, this payment needs to be done by bank transfer. And once the payment is received in a couple of days afterwards the consumer will receive the payment for the sale of his timeshare.

Needless to say that the payment never arrives and the phone is not picked up..

If you have been contacted by Shalaboo Ltd from 016128666 in London for a payment after your timeshare has been successfully sold, then please let us know.

You can email us at customercare@mindtimeshare.com or place a comment on this blog.

About mindtimeshare

Mindtimeshare SLU is registered Company reg number: B35957182 Mindtimeshare provides assistance to timeshare owners who have been defrauded by holiday clubs and bogus resale companies. The Mindtimeshare project was launched in February 2011. After dealing with timeshare members over several years who had been defrauded by numerous bogus companies and for large amounts of money, I considered launching an Organisation to help timeshare owners that have been targeted by bogus companies. On this blog you can find information about the different active scam companies and their “modus operandi” and also place comments, ask questions and see comments from other consumers who have the same doubts or have been through the same experience. Mindtimeshare has resulted in a huge success and has received the back up from not only timeshare consumers but also from the professionals in the timeshare Industry. Mindtimeshare helps timeshare owners who have been scammed by bogus Discount Holiday Clubs; bogus cash back companies; fraudulent timeshare resale companies; bogus class action companies and false lawyers and notaries. We offer professional answers and advice to Timeshare users. If you want to send an email instead of posting a comment on the blog please do so by emailing: customercare@mindtimeshare.com
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4 Responses to Shalaboo Solicitors, the follow up on a guaranteed Timeshare Resale

  1. Don says:

    25/03/2013. Philip Clark of Seucurity Group Services,Riverside View,Thornes Way ,Wakefield, WF1 5QWPhoned “!/3/13 and again today.Express Voyager have been through the HIgh Court in Madrid,costs have been awarded to me and 30 others,$8,800.All I have to do is put £1525 into an account for 2 weeks. When the cheque has cleared and I send off the ownership documents this sum will be refunded.I declined pleading poverty.5 mins later he phoned again with a reduced offer of £800. I did offer to go to wakefield and deliver the docs but they couldn’t do this as it was against the rules and they had to do everything properly.I reported this offer tothe fraud line.they will informme of the outcome

  2. Stuart says:

    FastLine Legal Services sl
    Plaza de la Iglesia Local 9 planta 2 arroyo de la miel 29631 málaga
    Web http://www.fastlinelegal.com email info@fastlinelegal.com
    Phone:0034-952-44-18-93 Fax: 08455442713
    CIF:B 93206894
    Please could you reply about the above company suggesting that they can work out compensation for miss seelling by Designaway vacations

  3. Peter says:

    The UK phone number is not long enough, 2 digits missing somewhere.

    ________________________________

    • Hi Peter,

      Yes we noticed that but it is all we have for the moment, so lets see if somebody has more info and the correct number.

      Thanks for pointing this out!

      Regards

      Customer Care

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