Have you received a call from a lawyer in Tenerife to join an upcoming claim?

Sad but true, for over a year now we have been seeing inquiry after inquiry from timeshare consumers who have been approached by fake lawyers supposedly based in Tenerife.

All the offices seem to have the same pitch.

They claim to be lawyers acting in the Tenerife courts, and a claim against your resort is shortly due and you can still join.

The lawyers work on a “NO WIN NO FEE” basis, but soon after the consumer shows their interest this changes to “certain fees due prior to be paid out”.

You name it and they will ask for it, Translation fees, procurator fees, lawyer fees, court fees, taxes due, etc. etc.

If the poor consumer is still holding on to them after paying all these fees (and yes sad enough there are victims who went through these stages) supposedly a cheque is being posted to the victim.

But guess what? The cheque is lost in the post! The victim receives an empty envelope.

This is yet again a follow up on an already very ugly scam, and from this moment the victim is led to believe that a new lawyers company is handling the case of the lost cheque. And yes, one more time some fees are due…

For as much as we have been posting blog warnings over the past year, still at this stage we receive emails from consumers who are actually quiet taken by this all, and find it hard to believe it isn’t true.

Of course, they receive (fake) court documents, pages long explanations on how good and experienced the lawyers are. Names and ID Numbers of lawyers are thrown into the text…websites seem to come out of the woodworks for each one of them and even a copy of the cheque is attached.

Overwhelmed with all this information, consumers don’t always think that it is necessary to double-check any of the details and they just go ahead.

But not only the names of the lawyers don’t exist, or as a matter of fact the whole court claim they go on about…the cheque of the bank, the BANESTO bank is fake as well and this bank does no longer exist. Banesto was taken over by Santander 5 years ago. So nobody will issue a cheque in the name of a bank that no longer exists.

Seen the extend of this fraud, (and the numerous victims counted by us so far) we can only fear the worse on how much money these scammers have really put in their pockets.

Consumers always ask us, why does the police not act?

And actually part of the answer is quiet simple. Because not all victims report this to the police and probably this is why the police has no idea of the actual extend of this scam.

With this article we are not only trying to “refresh” the information on the names used so far, we also want to ask all victims to step forward and report this to the police, to Action Fraud and if travelling to Spain, to the Spanish police.

DO NOT LET THEM GET AWAY WITH THIS!

Fraudsters survive based on the shame and embarrassment their victims feel when they realize they have been defrauded and avoid telling anybody about this, not even the police.

If you have been approached by any of the below companies, or maybe a new one with yet again a different name but similar stories and contact details, and you haven’t contacted us yet, PLEASE LET US KNOW!

You can contact us through the Contact form or place a comment on this blog.

List of  company names used:

Litigar Abogados & Manuel Amas Conde Emails: litigarlawywers@consultant.com & manuelamasconde@consultant.com Websites: www.litigarabogados.com & www.manuelamasconde.com

Emilio Leyes Catillianos & Litigious Lawyers / Litigious Abogados 

Blog: http://wp.me/p1kmoi-1OV Contact details: Telephone 0800 862 0102, Email litigiouslawyers@consultant.com Web www.litigiousabogados.com and www.emiliocatillianos.com

Legitimous or Legitimos Abogados & Juan Luis Partalabo 

Blog http://wp.me/p1kmoi-1Po Telephone 0034 822 250 496
 Email: legitimos.abogados@consultant.com or juan.partalabo@consultant.com and the web www.juanluispartalabo.com

Abogacía Española & Fernando Roleba Holaci or Ramon Quilon Climol

Blog http://wp.me/p1kmoi-1T0 Email: abogacia@consultant.com Telephone 0800 802 1758 and Web: http://fernandoholaci.com

Bulganu & Valentin Asesoria

Blog: http://wp.me/p1kmoi-1Wc Telephone 0034 822 250 498 and Email: bulganu-valentin@europe.com

Abel Garcia S.A. or Abogados Abel Garcia

Blog http://wp.me/p1kmoi-1Y1 Email: abel-garcia@consultant.com or garcia-ukclaims@consultant.com Telephone: 0034 822 680 048 and free phone 0800 802 1 778 Web: http://abogadosabelgarcia.com

Ricardo Zanino Asesoria Blog: http://wp.me/p1kmoi-20U Email: ricardo-zanino@europe.com and Telephone 0034 922 985 459

Abogados Amable & Garcia and UK Claims

Blog: http://wp.me/p1kmoi-21H Email: uk-claims@consultant.com and amable-garcia@consultant.com Telephone: 0800 802 1829 and 0034 822 680 055, Web: www.abogadosamablegarcia.com

Daniel Marco Yariz Procurador

Blog http://wp.me/p1kmoi-24n Email procuradoresyariz@europe.com and Web www.danielmarcoyariz.com

Abogados Amador Ganeca & Amador Juandoz Ganeca

Blog http://wp.me/p1kmoi-25o Telephone 0800 802 1891 and 0034 822 680 036 Email: ganeca-ukclaims@consultant.com and Web www.amadorganeca.com

Armando Gareca Abogados

Blog http://wp.me/p1kmoi-26c Email Gareca-britishclaims@consultant.com and Web http://armandogarecaabogados.com Telephone Freephone 0800 802 1 885 and 0034 822 680 067

Amador Galeca Abogados

Blog: http://wp.me/p1kmoi-29i Email galeca_ukclaims@consultant.com, Telephone: 0800 802 1223 and Web www.amadorgaleca.com

Ivani Birka Asesoria Email ivanibirka@europe.com

 

Paulo Finucie Asesoria Email paulofinucie@europe.com

 

24h notificaciones 

Email 24hnotificaciones@consultant.com

Paolo Morris Asesoria

Jessica Kiegle Procurador y Notario

 

 

Abogados AG or Armando Gonzalez Areca

Website www.abogados-ag.com Freephone: 0800 802 1487
 Tel: (0034) 910 601 672 Email: ag-abogados@consultant.com and ag-britishclaims@consultant.com

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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One Response to Have you received a call from a lawyer in Tenerife to join an upcoming claim?

  1. Martin says:

    Looks like one of them are trying to make people think you are involved, Alberto.
    From many years ago a former customer who used to deal with timeshare (but doesn’t now!) always referred to Tenerife as ‘Ton of grief. Says it all. And, by the way, he referred to Lanzarote as ‘Lands of grotty’.

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