Another Successful Claim

Friday 17th May 2019

Mercantile Claims are one of the UK’s leading timeshare termination and claims management specialists. We have successfully helped thousands of clients terminate their timeshare obligations.
We are delighted to share with our readers yet another successful claim for one of our clients who have received a settlement of over £7,000.
Our clients first purchased […]

Terrifying new scam targeting families

Thursday 16th May 2019

Virtual kidnappings are terrifying families across the US and authorities warn cases are on the rise in the UK.
“I have your son”, the terrifying words coming from their son’s phone number from a man claiming to be holding their son hostage, until they agree to pay up.
In April a couple in their […]

Hilton Grand Vacations Announce More Urban Locations

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Hilton Grand Vacations Expands Urban Footprint with Fifth New York City Property.
Hilton Grand Vacations has announced its fifth New York City property, The Central at 5th by Hilton Club. The 34-story project will be developed by Hidrock Properties exclusively for HGV, the move solidifies HGV’s continued efforts to deliver new product offerings in […]

Police Issue Warning Over Doorstep Timeshare Scam

Tuesday 14th May 2019

Police in Cheshire have issued a warning to residents after they received a report involving a male who entered an elderly persons home demanding money.
The fraudster claimed to be a senior consultant for a timeshare company, he claimed that the elderly victim owed the timeshare company £6000. Fortunately for the elderly resident, […]

Family Holiday Turns into Nightmare

Monday 13th May 2019

A grandmother who paid for her family to visit Egypt, is left waiting for answers as Tui refuse to refund their nightmare holiday.
The family of five from Devon were looking forward to their ‘special treat’ a luxury five-star all-inclusive holiday to Egypt. But things quickly took a turn for the worse when […]

Gang Of Fraudsters Jailed For 43 Years

Friday 10th May 2019

A gang of fraudsters who committed millions of pounds worth of theft from businesses and individuals in the UK and Abroad have been jailed for a total of 43 years.
The 10 individuals were convicted after a gruelling six month trail for their roles in a large scale diversion fraud, where they used […]

Timeshare Owners Say Their Purchases Were Illegally Made

Thursday 9th May 2019

A class action lawsuit against Marriott Vacations has again asked a federal judge to certify their claim against the timeshare giant.
The suit accuses the company of duping them into signing up to invalid real estate deals via a points program. They say that Marriott Vacations made their points program seem like they […]

Fraudsters Using Royal Baby to Scam Facebook Users

Wednesday 8th May 2019

Fraudsters are taking full advantage of the interest surrounding the Royal Baby to target Facebook users. 
The scam appears as a link on Facebook, similar to something one of your friends might share on their timeline, promising “exclusive footage” of the new-born. However, for those who do click the link, they are told […]

£7 Million Lost To Holiday Fraud

Tuesday 7th May 2019

A new report has revealed that more than £7 million has been stolen by fraudsters from unsuspecting holidaymakers.
ABTA The Travel Association, Action Fraud and Get Safe Online are joining forces to warn holidaymakers about holiday fraud. Over 5,000 people reported to Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, they had […]

New Scam Threatening Timeshare Owners

Friday 3rd May 2019

Police in Canada have issued a warning to timeshare owners following complaints by scared residents.
 Police in Canada have issued a warning to residents looking to sell their timeshares in Mexico, to be aware that scammers are targeting locals. The fraud department has said that they have seen an increasing number of sophisticated […]