February 14

Does Compassion Exist in the Timeshare Industry?

We often hear of disgruntled timeshare owners with buyer’s remorse trying to cancel their timeshare, but what about those owners who enjoyed the benefits of timeshare ownership but whose circumstances have drastically changed? It is true that for many people, a timeshare can be an expensive burden that is impossible to sell, transfer, or even.

February 7

The Dangers of Upfront Fees in Timeshare Resales

A few months ago, three more timeshare resale fraudsters were sentenced for their role in a multimillion dollar timeshare scam. The three defendants: Jeffrey Sawyer, 53, of Mullica Hill, New Jersey; Vincent Giordano, 31, of Atlantic County, New Jersey; and Aimee Allen, 30, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; each plead guilty to one county of.

January 31

Can You Donate a Timeshare and Reap the Tax Benefits?

A few years ago, the idea of donating unwanted timeshares took the world by storm—offering victims of the timeshare trap an alternative to ever-escalating maintenance fees and liabilities. Donating an unwanted timeshare seemed like the perfect solution to escape the timeshare burden AND recoup a tax benefit at the same time. Unfortunately, what appeared too.

January 24

Weighing the Options: Selling Versus Cancelling a Timeshare

For those stuck in the timeshare trap, the question remains, is it better to sell a timeshare or cancel it? Owners succumb to the high pressure sales of resort presentations and purchase what they believe will be an investment. The truth is, however, that because of the high annual fees associated with vacation ownership, most.

January 17

FBI Issues Official Warning Over Rise in Timeshare Resale Scams

Recent headlines have been flooded with news of scam artists involved in fraudulent timeshare resale scams. The good news is that in these cases, the schemes were uncovered and future victims saved millions of dollars. Last month, six Las Vegas residents were indicted in a timeshare scam involving at least 15 elderly victims. Several weeks.

February 12

Sell a Timeshare -or- Cancel a Timeshare

Timeshare Attorneys — TheAbramsFirm.com Be Careful Selling a Timeshare Beware of Timeshare Fraud: Many consumers have been victimized by timeshare scams, especially prevalent in the aftermarket. Whether you own a timeshare club (timeshare membership interest) or a deeded timeshare, false and deceptive statements are used to try to trick consumers. A good resource for timeshare.

January 22

Timeshare TRANSFER FRAUD

Timeshare – TRANSFER FRAUD – “the Death of the Timeshare Transfer Model?”   Getting Out of a Timeshare: Doing it with legal experts for assistance, as opposed to a non-lawyer service using a “shell” company to embroil you in a timeshare fraud scam. Buying into a timeshare in the first place is something you need.

December 6

Take Care! Timeshare Fraud is on the Rise!

Less than two weeks ago, United States Attorneys in Fordia convicted two individuals for conspiracy and fraud in connection with a timeshare resale telemarketing scheme. 41 defendants in total were charged with the scheme, working under the name Timeshare Mega Media and Marketing Group Inc. The scheme involved calling timeshare owners under an assumed name.

October 16

Donate a Timeshare?? See what experts like AARP, Clark Howard and ARDA have to say about Donating Timeshares & Timeshare Transfers

There has been significant critical discussion about the process of Donating a Timeshare. Consumers who are left with lots of misconceptions… may have been deceived into paying HUGE UPFRONT FEES to make a Donation?? Consumer Red Flag How can consumers first be promised thousands of dollars for their timeshare, and later told it’s worthless (like.