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    Agent/owner lied and I want out! [Imperial Hawaii Vacation Club]

    I just received the new owner package from Imperial Hawaii Vacation Club. Within it there is a bill for $838.92 "Part Plan Assessment" to pay the balance prorata of the current year's maintenance fee. In addition they state the usage is not the normal Jan 1 to Dec 31 year, but changes on July 1...
  2. S

    Marriott Rewards Credit Card Card Number Stolen

    Last Sunday night I was in the middle of paying my Marriott timeshare fees and I received a fraud alert on the card. It was for a $2 purchase at a life insurance company. Before hitting enter to pay my timeshare fees I answered the text. Well, of course, they closed my account. I then hit enter...
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    No Refund After Bluegree ROFR From Online Seller

    Back in March, I won an ebay bid for a 20k points bluegreen TS. After winning the bid, I started working with "A Family On Vacation" to purchase the TS and transfer the deed. After a more than 5 months of waiting, bluegreens decided to exercise ROFR. Since at this point my purchase contract was...
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    Conned into buying Fiesta Americana Vacation Club

    Hi all, Starting December 1st my wife and I stayed a few nights at the Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun. It was our first time staying at a resort like this and our first time in Mexico. Foolishly, we agreed to see the sales presentation for the Fiesta Americana Vacation Club (FAVC)...
  5. J

    Timeshare fam fraud

    What should I do my brother put 28 timeshares under my name should I sell them or take him to court
  6. SHANNON MOONEY

    Charlotte Sellers - Surefire Vacations??

    Has anyone purchased anything from Charlotte Sellers. She is from Surefire Vacations, but has a gmail.com email address. I've been a victim of fraud before, so I am very leary now. I am trying to buy WorldMark points - and she has some for sale that I'd like to buy. She said that I can pay...
  7. M

    Seeking Mexican Attorney For Help With Timeshare Fraud

    Hi there, I am looking for a referral for an attorney in Mexico to help with a fractional ownership case of fraud. It's fairly simple, I even have the blessing of Profeco who mediated the case for me free of charge. The company is willing to offer me $48k and have admitted their guilt. But I...
  8. VanX

    Saved $1300 - Thanks TUG

    We are attempting to rent a week at Kelowna Delta Grand and while I admit I strayed away from TUG over to Craigslist at least my TUG membership and “the how to” section saved me over $1K for spotting what I believe is a fraud post on Craigslist. After some back and forth with me trying to get...
  9. rboesl

    California Man Charged With Timeshare Resale Fraud

    Here's the article: https://www.insidethegate.com/2018/03/california-man-charged-with-timeshare-resale-fraud/ This guy was pretty busy setting up several companies.
  10. simpsontruckdriver

    Wyndham is being sued for fraud and elder abuse

    People may win this one... http://www.khq.com/story/37271756/timeshare-developer-wyndham-sued-for-alleged-elder-abuse-against-senior-citizens-by-law-firm-of-aubrey-givens-associates
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    Terminating Wyndham account

    Well, after some consideration and frustration with Wyndham, I have to pay attorneys to get out of my Club Wyndham Access contracts. I have been a Wyndham member for the past 7 years and was enjoying my vacations, right up to the point being sold on Club Wyndham Access (CWA), which really isn't...
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    SCAM - Targeting Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Members

    Hello TUG BBS - I am, unfortunately, the victim of an identity theft connected with a number of timeshare-related fraudulent transactions. I've contacted the FTC to get an investigation underway, but it would help tremendously if other victims/attempted victims would also add their...
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    Sales Folks Sold Discount Point Idea as Reserve/Cancel/Rebook

    RESERVE EARLY/CANCEL n REBOOK NO LONGER!!!!! How many of you were sold points, points, and more points at the constant meetings by presenters showing various ways to get your 35 - 50% points back? and then they calculate how many points you'd actually have! Then, you call to cancel n REBOOK...
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