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Timeshare Resale Scam Infographic

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The FTC gets clever and puts of a great infographic on timeshare resale scams. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook If you have a credit or debt question you’d like to ask just use the online form. I’m happy to help you totally for free. Read More »

    Couple Banned from Telemarketing and Timeshare Resales

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    The Federal Trade Commission put the telemarketing and timeshare businesses off-limits to a south Florida couple who allegedly operated a deceptive telemarketing scheme that victimized property owners hoping to sell their timeshares. Pasquale Pappalardo and his wife, Lisa Tumminia-Pappalardo, agreed to settlements with the FTC that permanently ban them from telemarketing and engaging in timeshare resale services. The case against ... Read More »

      “We Can Sell Your Timeshare” Scammer Get 10 Years in Prison

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      Over the past few years, during this economic downturn, scammers have been promising consumers with timeshares, they could sell them. The vast majority of the time it was simply a scam to get timeshare owners to part with money for services, only to never really have their timeshare sold. One such crook was Darnell Disroe at Real Timeshare Marketing. You ... Read More »

        Timeshare Fraud Reaches New Low in Florida. Victims Resold to Recover Scammed Money.

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        Inbound Marketing Advisors, American Recovery Task Force, National Recovery Task Force, Fortune Property Management & Investments, Kevin Bates, and Anthony Passaro were all named as defendants in a lawsuit brought by the Florida Attorney General in an effort to stamp out timeshare fraud. The Attorney General alleges that the defendants bought lists of consumers that fell for claims by marketing ... Read More »

          Consumers Should Exercise Caution When Selling a Timeshare Through a Reseller

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          The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, offered these tips for people who seek to sell their timeshare through real estate brokers and agents that specialize in reselling timeshares: Even if the salesperson claims the local market is “hot,” or his office is overwhelmed with buyer requests, don’t agree to anything on the phone or online before checking ... Read More »

            Finally, More Action Against Timeshare Resale Companies That Screw Desperate Consumers

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            Attorney General Bill McCollum today announced that his office has filed lawsuits against three Florida companies, alleging the companies and their owners used deceptive and unfair practices that enticed consumers to spend hundreds of dollars to advertise their timeshares for resale with the companies. All three lawsuits are seeking restitution for affected consumers as well as court orders prohibiting the ... Read More »

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