- Report: #627426
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Complaint Review: Innovative Resorts International
Innovative Resorts International471 North Broadway, Suite 379, Jericho NY 11753 Jericho, New York United States of America
Innovative Resorts International Timeshare reseller, scam, credit card fraud Jericho, New York
*Consumer Comment: Avoid El Cid
*Consumer Comment: Who are you?
*Consumer Comment: GET YOUR MONEY BACK
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Usual situation: They called after hearing I had a timeshare to market. Very convincing salesperson who called from New York State. Claimed to have a buyer available, and told me it would be a 30-45 day turn-around from sign to sale to check. That was 6 weeks ago. Have no contract, no check.
Calling the customer service number on the website is met with a recording that the phone is unavailable due to "technical difficulties".
Email, via the form on their website, will get you a response, provided you word it correctly. They do not like to be called scammers, thieves, or con artists and a "Yolanda" will generally call back within 24 hours to explain how you are wrong. Be warned though - her way of dealing is to shout and talk over you, without ever giving you a chance to speak. It does get under her skin though - even though my money is most likely permanently gone, I can at least amuse myself by tormenting a scammer.
Phone messages left for Calvin Summers (631-522-6706) have gone unanswered.
Even worse? Innovative Resorts will send you out a professional looking folder with your contracts, complete with yet another brochure asking for donations to the "American Patriot Heroes' Fund", describing how it is a fund set up to help US veterans. The envelope they enclose for you to send donations is addressed to the Jericho NY address. They also enclose two DVDs which I have never looked at but would be happy to provide to law enforcement officials.
Cost to me for being stupid: $1,999.00
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/29/2010 10:06 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Innovative-Resorts-International/Jericho-New-York-11753/Innovative-Resorts-International-Timeshare-reseller-scam-credit-card-fraud-Jericho-New-627426. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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