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Virginia – CICB Issues Notice of Intended Regulatory Action for Manager Training Programs

CICB – DPOR – Amendment to Training Program Provisions

The Virginia Common Interest Community Board issued a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA) on December 28, 2015.   The CICB intends to amend 18 VAC 48-50-253 and 255 to require only certain training for individuals renewing certifications and clarify training course content in reference to Virginia laws and regulations directly related to common interest communities.

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Hawaii – Honolulu considers limits on hotels converting units to condominiums

Honolulu considers limits on hotels converting units to condominiumsHONOLULU – The Honolulu City Council is considering limiting hoteliers from converting hotel rooms to condominium units. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday ( http://bit.ly/1fWqfBv ) that the council advanced a bill unanimously that would require hotel owners to get permits if they want to convert 20 percent or more of their rooms to condos.

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Florida – Deltona men accused of creating timeshare resort to defraud investors

Scott Allen Bass and Anthony Michael Roberts were arrested and accused of creating a timeshare scheme to defraud investors of more than $30,000, according to an investigator with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.A Deltona man and a partner were arrested and accused of creating a timeshare scheme to defraud investors of more than $30,000, according to an investigator with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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Bahamas – Gov’t Assesses New Timeshare Legislation

Govt assesses new timeshare legislationBy NATARIO McKENZIE Business Reporter nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net THE Government is looking at new legislation to promote the timeshare industry in the Bahamas, the minister of tourism arguing that an “across the board” focus was necessary in the tourism industry. “We are brining new legislation now that would cause the time share industry to become even more attractive,” Obie Wilchcombe told Tribune Business.

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Bahamas – Club Land’or sues nearly 100 members

The Freeport News – Club Land’or sues nearly 100 membersJeffrey Todd Guardian Business Editor jeffrey@nasguard.com A Paradise Island resort has filed legal action against nearly 100 timeshare owners in U.S. court in an effort to secure fees from disgruntled clients. Club Land’or, on the doorstep of the country’s busiest tourism thoroughfare, is embroiled in no less than 96 pending cases against investors, with hearing dates mostly set for this month, September and a few in 2013.

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Florida – Feds, Florida Attorney General Sue Timeshare Resale Company

Feds, Florida Attorney General Sue Timeshare Resale CompanyThe Federal Trade Commission and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi recently brought legal action against a timeshare rental/resale telemarketing business and its owner for allegedly deceiving thousands of consumers throughout the country. This is just the latest effort to rid the timeshare industry of unethical companies and individuals preying on families seeking timeshare exit strategies.

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Florida – Timeshares By Owner® Settles Case with Florida Attorney General with No Finding of Wrongdoing

Timeshares By Owner® Settles Case with Florida Attorney General with No Finding of WrongdoingOrlando, FL (PRWEB) May 10, 2012 Timeshares By Owner®, the nation's leading timeshare advertising company for sale and for rent by owner, is pleased to announce the resolution of its pending matter with the Florida Attorney General.

New Jersey – Nine people from South Jersey charged in $2.4 million mail fraud

Nine people from South Jersey charged in $2.4 million mail fraudCAMDEN – Nine people from southern New Jersey were arrested Tuesday for their alleged roles in a $2.4 million mail fraud conspiracy involving time share mortgages. Seven others were also charged in the conspiracy and will have initial court appearances in Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, and the U.S.

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Florida – Most of timeshare reseller’s earnings gone, official says

Most of timeshare reseller’s earnings gone, official saysClients of a closed Fort Lauderdale timeshare resale company likely will never get back any of the money they lost in what federal authorities have described as a “naked fraud.” The Federal Trade Commission announced Thursday that its case against Timeshare Mega Media and Marketing Group has ended with a $2.7 million judgment entered against the company.