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Timeshare Information and Advice
18 Apr 2016

Six arrested in Spain in timeshare claims scheme ‘scam’

Six European nationals have been arrested for their involvement in an allegedly fraudulent timeshare claims scheme based in Malaga and Alicante. The fraud squad in Zaragoza, Alicante and Malaga were involved in the investigations. According to Spanish newspaper Europa Press, the arrests follow a lengthy police investigation which was instigated in 2013 after a Belgian timeshare owner reported that he had been scammed. It is thought that the total amounts lost by consumers, who were predominately Dutch, German and British, is €345,000. The following companies are believed to have been involved in the scheme: Valerano Sanz, active between January 2013 to June 2013 Martinez Almansa,...

RDO Chief Executive Blog
3 Nov 2015

Are We Becoming Today’s Thief Takers?

It is no secret that RDO has been battling with the on-line fraudsters over the past few years – fraudsters who damage the reputation of the industry, leave consumers cheated out of their money and legitimate developers losing valued owners who are poached/tempted by offers that never come to fruition. Before the solicitors representing some of these organisations start reaching for their writs in contemplation of issuing defamation proceedings, let me make it clear that I have no intention here of naming any individual organization at this stage. Not for fear of being sued – RDO has amassed ample evidence against...