Timeshare Trial May Hold Key To Solve Murder Case

Thursday 9th May 2024

The partner of serial Timeshare fraudster John “Goldfinger” Palmer is facing trial in Spain this week, in a case which police say could hold the key to his murder. Christina Ketley and Richard Cashman are accused of selling non-existent timeshares on Palmer’s orders, whilst he was behind bars serving 8 years for […]

3 Men guilty of million dollar timeshare scam

Wednesday 8th May 2024

Three men from Tampa, in Florida, have pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft for their part in a huge telemarketing scam that cost 40 victims more than $1.5 million. Each face a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and will be sentenced […]

Update on Marriott Vacations Class Action Suit

Wednesday 8th May 2024

In the ongoing case of Marriott V Ritz-Carlton Club members, a federal judge partly granted a sanctions motion.
Owners filed the motion earlier in the year, claiming Marriott was acting disproportionately, and in bad faith, by hiding essential documents from the court. Marriott Vacations said they had simply made a mistake by failing […]

First Aid Training For Mercantile Claims Team

Tuesday 7th May 2024

First aiders at Mercantile claims undertook an annual refresher course which built on their expertise and confidence by involving them in realistic situations with simulated casualties.
This course is strongly recommended by the Health and Safety administrative to reduce the level of skill fade in candidates that have attended either the First Aid […]

Warning Over Mexican Timeshare Scam

Tuesday 7th May 2024

The Better Business Bureau, the USA’s version of Action Fraud, has been warning consumers that a group claiming to be a Nashville based realty company are scamming victims out of tens of thousands of dollars, in exchange for bogus timeshare resale services.
The Better Business Bureau has received serious customer complaints that allege […]

Couple Sue Wyndham Resorts

Tuesday 7th May 2024

A couple from Ohio have launched a lawsuit against Wyndham Resorts, for allegedly violating the Florida Vacation Plan and Timesharing Act. According to the complaint, the couple have suffered substantial financial losses, because the resort intentionally falsified the price, cost and, value of the timeshare. They say that Wyndham Resorts told them […]

Another Successful Claim

Tuesday 7th May 2024

Over the years, we have seen some laws passed in an attempt to provide timeshare owners recompense from the immoral practices of timeshare companies. We at Mercantile Claims have the pleasure of assisting thousands of clients and recover money for contracts that were mis-sold to them. It is extremely rewarding to be able […]

Timeshare company tricking customers into membership

Monday 6th May 2024

A timeshare travel company based in Cape Town, could face legal action, for multiple charges, including tricking customers into signing up for a membership.
Vacation Hub International, a membership based travel and lifestyle company, is being investigated by South Africa’s National Consumer Commission. The NCC is the primary regulator of consumer business in […]

Latest Timeshare News

Monday 6th May 2024

Holiday Inn Club Vacations adds historic resort to it’s portfolio.
Orange Lake Resorts, home to Holiday Inn Club Vacations, has announced it has acquired Walley’s Hot Springs Resort and Spa in Nevada. The resort features 108 villas, four cottages, the 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs and Spa and, two onsite restaurants. The sale […]

Another Timeshare Scammer Sent To prison

Monday 6th May 2024

Naif Nazer from California pleaded guilty in June and now a judge in Florida has sentenced him to serve 30 months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. The case follows an investigation by the US Postal Inspection Service and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. […]