Monthly Archives: March 2018

WARNING! Fake lawyers Manuel Hidualdo from Tenerife are actively cold calling!

A new fake lawyer has been detected by the name of Manuel Hidualdo Abogados. Different name, same story though as the cold call is yet again about an imminent court claim against a timeshare resort or fraudulent company, and the … Continue reading

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Cold Caller alert of FAKE lawyer De la Rubia Benitez from Madrid.

There is not much information available on the cold calling lawyer De la Rubia Benitez, but with the few details we have we can say this is not to be trusted! Lawyers do not cold call consumers, and certainly not … Continue reading

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Beware of cold calling lawyers called Abogados Madrid Legal Union (FAKE)

A very strange company by the name of Abogados Madrid Legal Union (fake) has started cold calling timeshare consumers. This company explains to the Consumer that they are working on the Recovery of money paid to Holiday/timeshare companies. The Consumer … Continue reading

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Gestion Inmobiliaria Malaga, a dubious cold calling Resale Company

Several German-speaking timeshare owners have brought a company by the name of Gestion Inmobiliaria Malaga or G.I.M. to our attention. The agent from GIM, Mr.Carsten Ritter explains to the Timeshare owner that there is a buyer for their timeshare who … Continue reading

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Have you received cold calls from Art Travel Kech based in Marrakech?

This alert goes out for a company called Art Travel Kech which is a timeshare resale company, based in Marrakech and with a very familiar pitch. Art Travel Kech contacts consumers mainly in France and Belgium and offers to buy … Continue reading

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Avez-vous reçu des appels par la société Art Travel Kech basée à Marrakech?

Cette alerte aux consommateurs sort pour les entreprises de revente Art Travel Kech, basée à Marrakech et avec un pitch (argument commercial) très semblable lorsque elles contactent les clients avec des appels à froid. Art Travel Kechcontacte principalement les consommateurs … Continue reading

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Last chapter: Stafford Crown Court sentence, who is who?

Last chapter on the Stafford Crown Court sentence and the gang of nine British fraudsters who conned sick and elderly victims out of almost €1 million in a timeshare resale scam. At least 470 people were targeted by the group … Continue reading

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The Stafford Crown Court sentence. Who is who? Part 4.

Our next chapter is dedicated to one of the names appearing on the list of individuals sentenced by the court, James Barras. James Barrass, age 37, from Norwich who has been charged with money laundering and was sentenced to two … Continue reading

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The Stafford Crown Court sentence. Who is who? Part 3.

Daniel Carr has been charged with conspiracy to defraud and was sentenced to four years in prison Daniel Carr, of Exhall Close in Redditch, also used the proceeds of the scam to travel and take expensive holidays and clubbing as … Continue reading

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The Stafford Crown Court sentence. Who is who? Part 2.

We will start with Brian Carr, the 30 year old alleged leader of the conspiracy and the oldest of the two Redditch brothers who were at the heart of this ‘calculated and cynical’ fraud that netted more than £800,000 from … Continue reading

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The Stafford Crown Court sentence. Who is who and which companies are they connected with?

(Part 1) At the end of February 2018 we received the breaking news of the Stafford Crown Court who sentenced 9 men over a large-scale operation falsely claiming to sell timeshares. This is great news, and the different media published … Continue reading

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Financial and Legal Services hold your money awarded through the criminal courts

  The cold calling company Financial and Legal Services from Telford Shropshire is contacting timeshare consumers with the news about money awarded to them. This time it is money through the criminal courts, for payback of fraudulent holiday company, and … Continue reading

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Notario de Madrid, fake notary, fake awarded money!

The latest fake notary cold-calling consumer is called Notario de Madrid. Colleen Marshall, the employee from Notario de Madrid contacts Timeshare consumers, as they seem to have been awarded a large amount of money through the Spanish courts. Always a … Continue reading

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The Claims Agent, the cold caller who doesn’t do the claims at all…

Several consumers have brought to our attention a cold calling company by the name of The Claims Agent. The person calling on behalf of the Claims Agent explains to the timeshare owner that they can help them with a claim … Continue reading

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Bauer and Bauer solicitors acting on behalf of the Spanish High court…

For some reason the cold calls of employees pretending to be working at the High Court, the Tribunal Superior de Justicia or Agencia Tributaria seem to be the latest most popular scam on cold calls. The more official it sounds, … Continue reading

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The dubious calls from the Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice is a cold calling company or entity, supposedly based in the UK and with some good news for timeshare consumers. Paul Turner purporting to be of The Ministry of Justice in Petty France, London explains to … Continue reading

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Have you received a call from Matias Cortes Rivas, legal representative of GRUPO G.E.I.?

A new resale company has been reported under the name Grupo G.E.I. supposedly based in Madrid. Grupo G.E.I. contacts the Timeshare Members by phone and tells them that a company is interested in acquiring their weeks and the price offered … Continue reading

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Avez-vous reçu un appel de Matias Cortes Rivas représentant légal de la société GRUPO G.E.I.?

Une nouvelle société de revente a été reportée sous le nom Grupo G.E.I. soi-disant installé à Madrid. Grupo G.E.I. contacte les Membres de multipropriété par téléphone et leur raconte qu’une société est intéressée par l’acquisition de leurs semaines et le … Continue reading

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Did you get money back through the small claims court paid out by Capital Assist from London?

  A strange cold caller has popped up this week by the name of Capital Assist. Heather Johnson who claims to work for Capital Assist in London is cold calling from a Leeds number 01133 501 577 Her pitch is … Continue reading

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Timeshare cold callers for the month of February 2018

Dear All, The new cold caller list has been elaborated and in the month of February 2018 we have counted a total of 57 cold calling companies of which 13 companies are new names on the list. For a complete … Continue reading

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