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Another judgement made against International Timeshare Refund Action (ITRA)
3 May 2018

Frank Madden sentenced to 40 months in prison for defrauding consumers

Frank Madden admitted to three counts of fraudulent trading at Bournemouth Crown Court and was sentenced to 40 months in prison on Tuesday this week. He was previously convicted on two occasions and was under a suspended sentence when he became involved in the same activities again and Trading Standards managed to secure the funds to prosecute him, despite suffering from ‘savage’ cuts. After luring people in to meetings with thousands of cold calls, he pressured them into parting with large sums of money, telling them they would enjoy fantastic holidays in return – but the holidays were hardly ever available and...

Four charged over alleged holiday fraud
18 Jul 2017

Four charged over alleged holiday fraud

Frank Madden, Claire Garland, Keith Furneval and Jean Furneval have been charged in connection with an alleged holiday fraud and appeared at Poole Magistrates’ court on Thursday 13th July. An initial hearing takes place in Bournemouth Crown Court in August. Consumer complaints were made to the RDO Timeshare Task Force, which is managed by KwikChex, about the activities of Frank Madden and his business Glenleigh Consultants and information was subsequently provided to Trading Standards about the activities taking place. The complaints centered on what were described as ‘Holiday Clubs’ (or ‘Long Term Holiday Products’), where consumers had paid upfront fees for promised discounts on future holidays. KwikChex...