scamFRAUDalert see it appropriate to issue this ALERT regarding Wyndham Vacation Resort – myclubwyndham.com based on the number of complaints and a consent decree by Wisconsin Department of Agriculture consumer protection.
The bulk of the complaints is that the firm is not transparent and misrepresent products.
Wisconsin – May 27,2015
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc. entered into a Consent Judgment with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (Case No. 15CX5).
The Consent Judgment to settle allegations that Wyndham engaged in the following acts or practices in the State of Wisconsin:
A. Delivering a timeshare disclosure statement that fails to include all statements required by Wisconsin Statute Sec. in a format that can be immediately read and retained by the purchaser.
B. Representing that incentives are only available to the prospective purchaser for the remainder of the day in which the incentive was offered.
C. Misrepresenting the resale value of a time share.
D. Representing a time share as a financial investment.
E. Making representations which are inconsistent with the purchase contract.
F. Misrepresenting the reasonable estimated length of a sales presentation.
G. Failing to clearly disclose that time shares were being offered at the initial contact with a prospective purchaser.
H. Sending mail or coupon promotions to Wisconsin consumers that fail to comply with the prize notice requirements.
I. Failing to inform the individual of the prize that has been awarded him or her, and then giving the individual the prize or another selected item, before beginning a sales presentation.