LTA warns of ‘investment’ scam involving KL-Singapore High-Speed Rail project

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SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Wednesday (Oct 11) issued a warning about an investment scam involving the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project.

Scammers have been using fake documents including contracts, bonds and construction drawings to con people into “investing” in the HSR project, LTA said in a Facebook post.

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Timeshare Alert

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SCAMBUSTERS ON YOUR SIDE
BEWARE TIMESHARE SCAMMERS
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific advises extreme caution in providing your credit card or personal details to any individual or entity offering heavily discounted credits, or quick resale of your Vacation Credits.\
AS A REMINDER: Wyndham does not sell or provide Owner information to non-Wyndham companies. We strongly recommend that you always confirm that you are speaking with a Wyndham representative before engaging in any dialogue about your Ownership.
Wyndham and its official representatives only sell freshly issued credits, not second-hand credits that are sometimes available.  Any person offering to sell you second-hand credits are either not a Wyndham representative or are acting outside of their authority.

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Time-share law change at heart of Florida lawsuit involving Marriott Vacation Club

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Marriott Vacation Club, the Orlando-based time-share company, is being accused of using its influence to get state law changed to help it jump off the hook of a pending lawsuit.

Two Central Florida legislators introduced changes to the state’s time-share law last year, after MVC was sued because of its time-share policies. The company has not commented on whether it sought the change. It stated in a court notice that the change in the law “is of crucial importance to this case” — just weeks after Gov. Rick Scott signed the bills into law May 23.

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COSTA DEL CRIME Dozens arrested over ‘timeshare scam that saw 500 Brits conned out of life savings in multi-million pound Costa del Sol racket’

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Police say they believe those affected were defrauded out of nearly £15 million

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NEARLY 40 people have been arrested over a multi-million pound Costa del Sol timeshare scam which targeted hundreds.

An estimated 500 people – all Brits – have fallen victim to the scam which operated in and around the Spanish resort of Malaga.

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Beware Of This Text Scam That Could Cost You Thousands Of Dollars

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There is a new cellphone text scam circulating that could drain your entire bank account with no chance of recovery.

Fraudsters will send text messages to your phone using your bank’s phone number, requesting you call fraud prevention line to confirm your identity. They’ll make you confirm your bank details, which will give them access to all your funds.

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Spotting a Scam: Caveat Emptor!

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Just in the United States alone State Attorney General offices and other enforcement agencies across the nation have been inundated with timeshare resale and rental complaints, so much so that some State Attorneys General have moved many of these timeshare resale scammers to the top of their investigative plates.

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