La Botiga Immobilien, the latest timeshare resale fraud from Barcelona 

Fraudsters are misusing

Once again a new resale company has appeared on the scene, La Botiga Immobilien.

So far we have only heard from German timeshare owners who were contacted by cold call and offered to sell their timeshare at very high (unrealistic) prices.

As also with other similar companies, La Botiga Immobilien use fraudulently the company name of an existing real estate company in Barcelona, probably to give the impression of a longstanding, well-known company.

In the accompanying letter sent to a German consumer La Botiga Immobilien also seems to intend to give the impression that everything is under the umbrella of a Timeshare Association in Spain.

The contact information for this Timeshare Association, however, does not really make any sense, because as address is stated “Delegation de Hacienda Madrid, Organisation de timeshare, Department for German customers”, and as the “Delegación de Hacienda” are the Spanish tax authorities can clearly be said that there is no such organization for timeshare at the Spanish tax authorities, neither for German customers, nor for other nationalities.

The contact details of (fake) La Botiga Immobilien are by phone 0034-93-2203243, fax 0034-93-5457364 and e-mail labotiga@consultant.com.

Do not believe what those trained sales people might tell you on the phone. It is possible that they state in the first place that they would not request upfront payments, but usually then suddenly appear some other “additional costs” that are to be paid by the timeshare owners in advance.

Please be very careful, if you have already been contacted, DO NOT PAY ANY MONEY, even if the payment is supposedly required for notary fees, translation costs, or for the supposed registration of a NIE number or for any other reason that might sound credible to you in the first instance.

In any case, we recommend to seek first for information when you were cold called by this or any other company! We will always be at your disposal if you need any such information.

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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