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Timeshare Scams and Fraud



Hearing Impaired person e-mailed me and wanted to know if my timeshare was still for sale. I told her it was and wanted to know all the specifics. I told her to contact my broker three times and she never contacted them. After googling her name found out she is a scam artist. I don't know what she gets out of scamming people and why she says she is hearing impaired. Stay away from her antics

Grupo Sunset, hacienda tres Rios
My husband and I bought a lifetime membership with Sunset Group Hacienda Tres Rios, they made us many promises, we bought it in 2012 and we already payed it, from the date of purchase to today we never used it, because it is complex and difficult to meet their requirements, so my husband and I decided as promised in the acquisition of the membership that they could help us to sell, which is a lie, then they told us that the sale was particular.
Tired of so many lies and of throwing our money we decided to cancel our membership, another complicated problem, the opposite of when we sold the membership, all were rude and never wanted to attend our calls, we were denied the get the cancellation and even threatened us.
We doubted it was possible to ca... Read More

Same scam, except the hearing impaired person is Julia Sherwood in IL and the broker travelling in Turkey is Samuel Irving

I received an email asking if my timeshare was still for sale. It was from Pamela Hand, said she was not a broker, but a private buyer looking to start her own timeshare rental company:

On Sep 11, 2016, at 5:55 AM, Pamela Hand <pamhand1900@gmail.com> wrote:

Wendy,

Thank you for your reply to my inquiry regarding your timeshare. Please note that although I am a private buyer, I am interested in purchasing your timeshare because I am about to start a vacation rental company so I need a number of timeshare weeks to be able to commence. I am NOT a broker or a listing company. I hope we can come to an agreement on the sale.

Please provide information on your timeshare(s) such as weeks of availability, yearly maintenance fees and if your resort can be exchanged via RCI or ... Read More

Alliance Trading Associates is another Timeshare Resale scammer. They make all these promises and then they do the scam where they present a buyer who they claim is attending an event in the Dominican Republic and is interested in purchasing our timeshare. The send over a contract with an Italian couple’s name in this case:
Buyer(s): Adriano M. Bosetti & Rosella G. Bosetti
Address: Palma Areca Street #202 Punta Cana Village
Adriano M. Bosetti & Rosella G. Bosetti
Palma Areca Street #202 Punta Cana Village
City: Higuey State/Country: Dominican Rep. Zip/ Post Code: 23302
Email: arturolombardi817@gmail.com
I reached out to the “Buyer” and got this response, likely from someone in the Alliance Trading Associates office posing as the buyer:
Arturo Lombardi <arturol... Read More

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