FTC Cracks Down on Timeshare Resale, Travel Scams

June 9, 2013

The Federal Department of Consumer Affairs issued a warning about travel scams, what the agency is doing to curb them and what to look out for. You can read the article in its entirety by following this link: http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/ftc-cracks-down-on-timeshare-resale-travel-scams-060613.html?goback=.gde_159828_member_248105574

The author is Truman Lewis. Hi telephonte number is 866-773-0221.

He reports that the FTC "announced 191 separate actions, including three FTC cases, 83 civil actions filed by 28 states and 25 actions taken by law enforcement in 10 other countries. Also, 184 individuals are facing criminal prosecution by federal and state prosecutors.

“Con artists take advantage of timeshare owners who have been in tough financial straits and are desperate to sell their timeshares,” Charles A. Harwood, Acting Director of the FTC