Sep 3

Pennsylvania Attorney General Targets Timeshare Reseller

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Thank you to Fox43 for this reporting

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has set his eyes on a timeshare reseller, Groupwise, Inc. and its former officers, Derek J. McGuire and Andrew J. Harkins, alleging violations of state consumer protection laws.

https://fox43.com/2019/06/05/ag-shapiro-announces-lawsuit-against-former-mercer-county-timeshare-reseller-officers/

As of the publication of this article, Shapiro’s office has received 88 complaints against Groupwise.  It is alleged that the company would charge fees up to $6300.  For that fee, the company would assume financial responsibility of the timeshare until a buyer was found and the sale was finalized. Groupwise would also fail to put the fees into an escrow account – sometimes in violation of certain state laws. It is further alleged that total losses were approximately $2.9 million.

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There are some resorts that have caused their owners too much harm to just settle for a walkaway deal through a timeshare cancellation.  Those owners want damages.  Maybe even punitive damages in the millions to split between an optimally sized small co-plaintiff’s group (most under 25) where each plaintiff can potentially get a large recovery as a victim of predatory timeshare fraud.

You can see a list of those resorts on our website under the litigation  page.  We are either in a pending lawsuit or may soon be filing a lawsuit against your resort or vacation club.  For these timeshare corporations we offer a low cost all-inclusive litigation fee that we post on our website.  You will not pay anything more than that fee even if the case goes all the way through a lengthy trial.

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