So who are General Legal Associates?

A very strange cold caller has popped up this week using the name of General Legal Associates.

They call about a court case against fraudulent companies the consumers have dealt with in the past.
As it seems the Court case has already taken place, and the Consumer is about to receive £17,750 compensation.

But first the consumer needs to send £4250 to an account at the APS BANK in the name of Universal Consulting before the Spanish Court will release the money.

Once the Consumer pays the money, an agent (NOT a courier) will come around the consumer’s house with papers in Spanish for them to sign. This agent will carry a cheque and a copy of the paperwork in English so they can explain to the Consumer what it is all about.

The agents on the phone are using the names of Lisa Reid and Emma Newton.

Their contact details, or the details from the company General Legal Associates are:

Telephone:01274 792844

Address: 23 Horton Grange Road, Bradford, York’s, BD7 3AQ

Email on the web:

We could not find an entry at Companies House for this company name.

There is a website which was set up in September last year: which has testimonials from happy consumers going back to March 2017, so that is 6 months before the web was set up.

Please note that the entire story from General legal Associates sounds far too dubious to be true!

There has been no Court claims in Spain where they award money to consumers who don’t even know they were included in the case. And a Spanish Court does charge money in Pounds into a bank account in the name of a third party company and outside Spain.

If you have been approached by General Legal Associates, from 01274792844 with a similar story, please do NOT pay and send us your feedback.

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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:
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3 Responses to So who are General Legal Associates?

  1. Linda says:

    I foolishly handed over several thousand pounds to one of these people, after being referred through a company called The Timeshare Council who cold called me. Since they got my money, I’ve heard absolutely nothing and I can’t get an answer on any phone numbers or email addresses.


  2. Jim says:

    Are there any legitimate companies out there????

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