£6.7 Million Lost in Holiday Fraud ! How to avoid the scams.

Wednesday 18th April 2018

Fraudsters have stolen £6.7 million from 4,700 unwitting holidaymakers in 2017 according to a report compiled by Action Fraud. Action Fraud is the National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre, which is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber-crime, to whom you should report any fraud in which you have […]

MERCANTILE CLAIMS: INSURANCE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Wednesday 18th April 2018

Q1.         I have contacted your company and enquired about terminating my timeshare, but what is the process?
A1.         We will take your instructions about the timeshare product you have purchased. We will then correspond with your timeshare resort and look to reach an amicable agreement with them to release you from the obligation […]

Does a free holiday really exist?

Friday 13th April 2018

Timeshare Resale Scam

With the holiday season right around the corner, you could be noticing a higher volume of calls from unknown numbers. Upon answering these calls you will be told you have won a fantastic prize of a 7-night stay in a Luxury resort and all you have to do is attend a short […]

GDPR – Know your Right’s !

Friday 13th April 2018

GDPR

The biggest overhaul of Personal Data Privacy Regulation comes into effect.
 
The General Data Protection Regulation is the biggest renewal and revamp by the EU of the current Data Protection Act and the most important change in Data Privacy in 20 years.
The new EU GDPR has been designed to harmonise data privacy laws […]

‘GHOST BROKERS’ con through Facebook for car insurance

Monday 26th February 2018

Ghost Brokers - Car Insurance Fraud - Mercantile Claims

A report by express.co.uk shows that young men are being targeted by “Ghost Brokers” for car insurance, through Facebook.
On average, young drivers are forking out over £700 for the fake car insurance policies, which means hundreds of young drivers are on the road with no car insurance. This could result in heavy […]

Seniors targeted in Telemarketing Timeshare Scam

Tuesday 6th February 2018

A website based in America has written a post regarding a Telemarketing Timeshare Scam by an Orlando resident.
Mr. Daniel Boyar, a resident of Orlando, Florida has pleaded guilty for his part in defrauding over 1,000 victims via a telemarketing scheme, a scheme which saw many victims in their elderly years handing over […]

12,000 complaints – Britons bombarded with 200 million nuisance calls

Tuesday 6th February 2018

Arshad Mubashar_Himma Group

The Information Commissioners Office has stated there is a “lengthy and complex” inquiry underway. This is a result of Police officers removing computers from Himma Group in Nottingham.
The boss of Himma Group has been suspected of being part of a kingpin network cold-calling the public. The network is said to be linked […]