Timeshare Scam News Reports

The Truth About Timeshares – DaveRamsey.com

Want to know what Dave Ramsey Thinks? Click Here. Read What Damsey Says. Educate Yourself and You Decide. We agree to a certain extent. We own 3 deeded timeshare properties all purchased thru the Internet resale market. We have owned these for 15 years and have had the most luxury vacations anyone could have asked for. […]

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France – Even The French Have Their Timeshare Problems

Roadside Timeshare Vendors – France

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Timeshare Bankruptcy – Provincetown – Bad Management & Oversight Of Operations Manager

Another Timeshare Bankruptcy – Sad!  Images & Photo’s of Resort Map Compare This Management to Izaty’s  Dec.  2016 Annual Meeting

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Senior Citizen Lawsuit Accuses A Florida Credit Company Of Fraud Involving Timeshare

Senior Citizen Lawsuit Accuses A Florida Credit Company Of Fraud Involving Timeshare

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South Africa NCC to hold public inquiry into timeshare holiday clubs

A panel of property and consumer law experts to hold a six-month public inquiry into the holiday club and timeshare industry

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The Clutches Of A Timeshare Points Program….

How to escape the clutches of a points club [wpbanner id=55557]

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Timeshare Mail Giveaways – Read The Fine Print

 Read the fine print in postcard mailings

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Are Their Crooks In The Timeshare Industry?

How A Young Couple Decided To Steal For A Living, What a Waste!

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Six indicted in timeshare scam!

Of course, these indictments are always after the victims of timeshare fraud lost their money. What saddens us is the huge fines assessed against these fraudsters. How do the courts recover these huge amounts of monies when these scam artist are in jail and after they get out?  If they manage to attach any money […]

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Is RCI Points Worth It?

This is a valid question to ask yourself if you are interested in timeshare vacations. We wish you would do this before getting caught up in a high pressure timeshare presentation, it’s like going for a ride and telling your wife let’s look at cars for the fun of it. She knows that you mean […]

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How to escape the clutches of a points club…

If you’re a holiday-club member who owns points, as opposed to a deeded timeshare, and you no longer want the points for whatever reason, send a letter to the club stating that you are relinquishing your points and cancelling your membership. It’s that simple, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. This article well written […]

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Manager In Timeshare Resale Fraud Scheme Sentenced To Nine Years In Federal Prison

We were flabbergasted when we read this article. We know this goes on over and over but it continues on and on. It’s like cutting off the head of a snake and it grows back over and over. But eventually the good guys catch up but not before many thousands of dollars are lost by […]

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For the record: No timeshare for Dave Ramsey

This short article was about someone who had sat in a timeshare presentation as a favor to their parents.  They in turn write a letter  to  Dave Ramsey, a financial guru, about what the timeshare salesman said. It is a very short article but kind of funny more or less. Some timeshare sales people just can’t help […]

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Luxury timeshare firm files bankruptcy; $13M in debts

Even the wealthy fall for luxury timeshare companies and their spokesman. Where does the money go? It’s amazing!  Click here if you want to read this article. Why sell timeshare to people who can only afford $10,000 to $25,000 anymore. Think bigger, right?  But still get scammed! Amazing!

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Can you trust a firm that says it can get rid of your timeshare – for a price? These families did – and regretted it

It seems to be no end to the timeshare scam business. This article was written overseas and does not involved U.S.A. timeshare owners but the scheme is no different then here in the U.S.A. Click here to read the story.

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Federal judge halts ‘timeshare donation scheme’ pitched in Kansas City Area!

We have written about this type of scheme many times. Click here for the story.  For more information that will clarify how the IRS considers these schemes, click here.  Folks, do your research. Almost all your timeshare answers can be found here.  Just type in what you are looking for in the “WHAT QUESTIONS DO […]

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Dept of Justice Investigates; Supposedly Donation Schemes That Timeshare Owners Are Falling For

Warning! As much as a person hates to hear this, some timeshare donation schemes are out and out rip-offs. It makes a person mad that they are caught up with these fraudulent websites, letters and phone calls when it comes to hoping you have found a way to rid yourself of a timeshare property. It […]

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Timeshare owners lose lots of money

It never ceases to amaze us about the schemes that timeshare owners are taken in by. This articles simply means that life just isn’t fair. Well, this is no different than any other industry. People in our world are good and bad. We personally over the years have had our share of investments taken from […]

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Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts – IRS.gov

Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts – IRS.govhttps://www.irs.gov/uac/Tax-Scams-Consumer-Alerts Mar 25, 2016 … Tax Refund Scam Artists Posing as Taxpayer Advocacy Panel …. Phone Scam Warning; Special Edition Tax Tip 2013-13, IRS Warns of Phone … Phone Scams Continue to be a Serious Threat, Remain on IRS …https://www.irs.gov/uac/Newsroom/Phone-Scams-Continue-to-be-a-Serious-Threat,-Remain-on-IRS-Dirty-Dozen-List-of-Tax-Scams-for-the-2016-Filing-Season Feb 2, 2016 … The IRS has seen a surge of these […]

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Ohio And Texas AG: Beware these 4 travel scams…

Ohio AG: Beware these 4 travel scams – Story – WCPO.comhttp://www.wcpo.com/money/consumer/dont-waste-your-money/ohio-ag-beware-these-4-travel-scams Mar 17, 2016 … Ohio AG: Beware these 4 travel scams … look for a deal, Ohio’s Attorney General is warning about some springtime travel scams you need to watch out for. … This comes after 400 travel-related complaints to his office in 2015. […]

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Timeshare Resale Scams – How To Avoid…

Timeshare Resale Scams | Nolo.comhttp://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/timeshare-resale-scams.html If you have purchased a timeshare and are thinking of selling it, it’s important to learn about how to avoid becoming the victim of a timeshare resale scam. Timeshare Resale Scams — Consumer Reportshttp://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2015/06/timeshare-resale-scams/index.htm Jun 13, 2015 … The basic “timeshare resale” fraud works like this: Scammers target likely … […]

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Avoid timeshare resale scams: YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS:

Timeshare Resale Scams | Nolo.comhttp://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/timeshare-resale-scams.html If you have purchased a timeshare and are thinking of selling it, it’s important to learn about how to avoid becoming the victim of a timeshare resale scam. Timeshare Resale Scams — Consumer Reportshttp://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2015/06/timeshare-resale-scams/index.htm Jun 13, 2015 … The basic “timeshare resale” fraud works like this: Scammers target likely … […]

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Timeshare Telemarketing Scam Bilked $25M From Consumers …

Timeshare Telemarketing Scam Bilked $25M From Consumers …http://consumerist.com/2016/02/11/timeshare-telemarketing-scam-bilked-25m-from-consumers/ 1 day ago … Three Florida men pleaded guilty recently to assisting in an elaborate telemarketing operation that defrauded $25 million from timeshare …

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Timeshare Fraud | Timeshare News & Travel

Timeshare Fraud | Timeshare News & Travelhttp://insidethegate.com/category/timeshare-fraud/ Florida Attorney General Shuts Down Another Travel Scam. on: January 19 … Attorney General Bondi and Commissioner Putnam Shut Down Travel Scams. Robocalls scams have increased. Hang up and report them, Bondihttp://protectingyourpocket.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2015/07/13/robocalls-scams-have-increased-hang-up-and-report-them-bondi-says/ Jul 13, 2015 … Robocall scams are on the rise, judging by complaints to the Florida […]

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Timeshare scams: Horror stories from the Costa Del Sol as told by …

Timeshare scams: Horror stories from the Costa Del Sol as told by … Timeshare scams: Horror stories from the Costa Del Sol as told by …http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/timeshare-scams-horror-stories-costa-10658280 Timeshare scams: Horror stories from the Costa Del Sol as told by Huddersfield ex-pat. 14:21, 28 Dec 2015; Updated 14:22, 28 Dec 2015; By Andrew Hirst … Huddersfield A&E: Warning […]

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Live 5 Investigates: Dozens of complaints filed against local vacation clubs…

Live 5 Investigates: Dozens of complaints filed against local vacation …http://www.live5news.com/story/30411931/live-5-investigates-dozens-of-complaints-filed-against-local-vacation-clubs 1 day ago … A Live 5 News investigation has uncovered dozens of complaints filed against businesses that sell timeshares and luxury vacation packages. Charleston County News – KMOV.comhttp://www.kmov.com/category/297162/charleston-county-news Live 5 Investigates: Dozens of complaints filed against local vacation clubs … of complaints filed […]

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Daytona Beach man charged in timeshare scam

Daytona Beach man charged in timeshare scamDaytona Beach News-Journal, on Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:03:45 -0700A Daytona Beach man is among four people recently charged in timeshare resale and travel scams, state officials said. Joseph J. Paprocki, 47, of Daytona Beach brokered fraudulent real estate transactions through a company called International Resales … Timeshare Scam Nets […]

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Alaska woman loses over $25,000 in timeshare scam…

Alaska woman loses over $25000 in timeshare scamAlaska Dispatch News, on Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:09:38 -0700The BBB’s website lists seven complaints against Carriage House from people who lost money in the scam. A complaint from one customer, filed in April, says the company took money for an escrow account and alleged fees from the […]

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Potential Credit Card Breach at Hilton Hotels

Potential Credit Card Breach at Hilton Hotels | Patchhttp://patch.com/virginia/mclean/potential-credit-card-breach-hilton-hotels-0 6 days ago … Potential Credit Card Breach at Hilton Hotels. Purchases at gift shops and hotel restaurants may be impacted according to cybercrime blogger … Hilton Hotels Looking Into Possible Data Breach – NBC Newshttp://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/hilton-hotels-looking-possible-data-breach-n434071 Sep 25, 2015 … Hilton Worldwide is looking into reports that […]

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Why Marriott Vacation Club, Also Timeshare Resale Scams…

Why Timeshare? | Marriott Vacation Club https://www.marriottvacationclub.com/timeshare-ownership/ Find out what over 420000 owner families already know and what sets Marriott Vacation Club's timeshare apart. Krystal cancun timeshare reviews best cancun attractionsfrom KrystalInternationalVacationClub, ago in Krystal Cancun Timeshare is true vacation authority when it comes to Cancun, a city known for exotic adventure, beautiful beaches, and […]

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6 Simple Steps To Avoid These Summer Travel Scams!

Avоіd Thеѕе 6 Summеr Trаvеl Scams Sсаmmеrѕ uѕе thе confusion аnd еxреnѕе оf summer trаvеl tо thеіr аdvаntаgе. It is іmроrtаnt tо understand ѕоmе of thе common scams thаt tаrgеt travelers or thеіr fаmіlіеѕ аt hоmе. Knоwіng whаt tо avoid wіll hеlр kеер ѕсаmmеrѕ frоm spoiling your ѕummеr fun. Rеntаl Sсаmѕ – Mоrе and mоrе […]

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Timeshare scams – Warning Signs You Need to Know…

As timeshares have grown more popular throughout the years, more and more opportunistic scammers have rooted in this industry, using the hype to their own advantage. They have made up some elaborate schemes with increasing improvement to reel in the innocent and rob a good part of their cash. And demographics do show that there […]

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Breaking News! Timeshare Scam Letter…

Well, we finally got our timeshare scam letter this month. It was addressed to me and said, ” You now qualify for a permanent Maintenance Fee elimination. All of your future Timeshare Maintenance bills may be permanently eliminated. Some restrictions may apply. We have attempted contacting you previously without success. If you prefer to continue […]

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FBI — Williamsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Fraud

Always someone who cannot do the right thing. You wonder where all the money went, don’t you? FBI — Williamsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Fraudhttp://www.fbi.gov/norfolk/press-releases/2015/williamsburg-man-pleads-guilty-to-timeshare-fraud Mar 17, 2015 … Williamsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Fraud Fraud Resulted in More Than $800,000 in Unpaid Fees to Select Resorts … Williamsburg man pleads guilty in timeshare […]

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Legal Notice – Lawsuit – French Quarter Resort, Branson, MO (RCI)

French Quarter Resort – Branson, MO – Hotel, Resort | Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/FrenchQuarterResort French Quarter Resort, Branson, MO. 416 likes · 9 talking about this · 1986 were here. Hotel. French Quarter (Branson, MO) – Hotel Reviews – TripAdvisorhttp://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g44160-d1603394-Reviews-French_Quarter-Branson_Missouri.html We recently stayed at the French Quarter Resort in Branson, Missouri-the two …. We are a Gold Crown […]

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Timeshare Scams – Craigslist – How to Avoid Them…

We own 3 deeded timeshare vacation weeks,that we purchased for pennies on the dollar and look forward to using them every year. A couple of times we thought we might not be able to use one or more weeks for some reason or another and were tempted to advertise on Craigs List. We didn’t. Our […]

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Trust Financial Services Group is not licenced to sell vacation timeshares in Saskatchewan.

Trust Financial Services Group is not licenced to sell vacation timeshares in Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan officials are warning the public about a company selling timeshare vacations. They say an unlicensed company, Trust Financial Services Group, has been representing itself as a vacation timeshare broker in Saskatchewan. The company has been telling customers it is buying and […]

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Timeshare Scammers and How They Operate! Beware! Do Your Research…

As timeshares have grown more popular throughout the years, a growing number opportunistic scammers and dishonest people have become established in this industry, by using the hype to their own advantage. They have come up with all kinds of elaborate schemes with sophicated ideas to reel innocent timeshare owners of whatever cash they can get. […]

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Timeshare Scammers – Read And Learn from it!

It was a dream vacation for Joice Lynn and her husband Todd. “We did one of those all inclusive places. Just really great,” said Joice Lynn. Several year ago, they spent a week in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. They liked it so much, they bought a timeshare at Fishermen’s Village Beachfront Resort and Spa. “The […]

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Confessions Of A Timeshare Scammer Who Got A Conscience! Still Good People Are Out There!

Confessions Of A Timeshare Scammer Who Got A Conscience! Still Good People Our There! We ran across this article and felt it was worth adding to our post. It’s easy to condemn someone who went to work for a bad timeshare resale outfit. There is always two sides to a story. Although, we here at […]

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2015 TimeShareFun News – Start Your Timeshare Research Right Here.

2015 TimeShareFun News – Start Your Timeshare Research Right Here.

2015 TimeShareFun News – Start Your Timeshare Research Right Here. My wife and I want to thank all of you who have visited us during 2014. As we have indicated many times over the years, we love our timeshare vacations. In fact, we have paid for our 2015 timeshare vacations using our “coffee budget” formula. […]

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Timeshare Users Group, Guest Newsletter, What They Offer…

My wife and I highly recommend a subscription to: Tug2.net before considering the purchase to a timeshare vacation property or resort. Timeshare Users Group, Guest Newsletter, What They Offer… TUG – Timeshare Users Grouphttp://www.tug2.net/ FREE TUG Newsletter!! … Free Timeshare Users Group Newsletter Signup! … This is a quick way to see how our members […]

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Manhattan Club Lawsuits – News Articles. We report, You decide…

Manhattan Club Lawsuits – News Articles. We report, You decide… This can be a problem when you own points. A deed to a specific week is the only way timeshare should be sold. That’s what we own. A deed is like buying a house. It is recorded in the local courthouse in the county where […]

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Check Out “Timesharing Today” – Keep Current!

Check Out “Timesharing Today” – Keep Current! This is a must have magazine if your own timeshare vacation properties or are thinking of purchasing a Timeshare on either the resale market or the retail market. My wife and I have suscribed for many years and it is well worth it. Stayed tuned to the market. […]

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Timeshare Fraud Article – Mexico Timeshare FRAUD News: September 13, 2014

Timeshare Fraud Article – Mexico Timeshare FRAUD News: September 13, 2014 We here at timesharefun.com do lots of research almost daily. We find the articles and pass them onto you. Logic and common sense. With the introduction of the Internet today there should be no reason for anyone looking at buying or selling timeshare vacation […]

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Timeshare Donations And Tax Credits By The IRS

Timeshare Donations And Tax Credits By The IRS

OK, we get it. We understand, as you get older, and your family has vacationed in timeshare units for 10-20 years and now you want to get rid of a timeshare property or properties you can no longer use and your kids don’t want to pay maintenance fee’s. What do you do? You now feel […]

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Timeshare Investigation by 20/20

Timeshare Investigation by 20/20

Timeshare Investigation by 20/20 From time to time we bring back articles regarding timeshare resorts and their salespeople promises. We still believe in owning only deeded timeshare property. We do not believe in points pushed initially by RCI and now also Wyndham timeshare resorts. That’s our opinion only. We own 3 deeded timeshare weeks purchased […]

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BBB Says Timeshare Reselling Scams Are Still Prevalent!

BBB says timeshare reselling scams are still prevalent | Hometown …http://hometownsource.com/2014/08/25/bbb-says-timeshare-reselling-scams-are-still-prevalent/%3Futm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dbbb-says-timeshare-reselling-scams-are-still-prevalent 23 hours ago … “Timeshare reselling scams have really ramped up in recent years,” said Dana Badgerow, president and CEO of BBB of Minnesota and North … Timeshare reselling scams still prevalent – International Falls Journalhttp://www.ifallsjournal.com/news/public_safety/timeshare-reselling-scams-still-prevalent/article_ab46594e-7b96-5426-985c-1f0c52517370.html 1 day ago … Timeshare reselling schemes continue to […]

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Timeshare Donations – Get Tax Credit When You Donate – Beware!

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Time Share Scams in Mexico – Bamboozeled – A NPR Radio Interview

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