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Demi-Guni SL: Update

Yesterday we published the story of a new cold calling claims company called Demi-Guni SL, today we publish new information provided by our colleagues at the Timeshare Consumer Association or TCA. Thanks to their resources and their collaboration with Inside Timeshare to warn consumers of the latest companies we now have a better picture of this new company. We also publish a warning on behalf of the TCA and the use of their name by an as yet unidentified company calling timeshare owners from Tenerife.

It now appears from information provided by TCA that Alfons Nicolas Jose Dekeijer the director of Demi-Guni SL “may” also be associated with another company, called Inmobelga SL, which is a real estate company that has been registered for around 16 years.

But Inside Timeshare has again found some disturbing discrepancies from the information provided. According to Infocif, a register of companies, Inmobelga SL has a sole director named Dolores Maria Alonso Isoba. The company registration number or CIF is B74095597 with the address:

Calle Gil De Jaz 4 2º C 33004 Oviedo Asturias

 Which is in mainland Spain and not Tenerife.

There is a website:

https://inmobelga.com/

But, there is something rather strange about it, first, there is no address on the contact page which you would normally expect to find, there is however a landline telephone number.

Landline: 0034 922 714 743 which is for Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

And a picture of Nicolas with his mobile number and email address:

Mobile: 0034 658 155 811

Email: [email protected]

The website was registered on 16 April 2016 and is due to expire on 16 April 2021, the website registrant is hidden but the site is registered in Tenerife. It also has the same logo as the Demi-Guni website.

It also shows the CIF B76554724 which is the CIF number for Demi-Guni SL.

So this now begs the question why does the website not show any address and shows the registration number for a different company?

The TCA also found a company called Servicios Juridicos Especializados SLP (Sociedad Limitada Profesional), with the CIF B05544895. But there is a problem with this CIF number, when searching for the registration on Infocif, a Spanish company registration website, the number comes up as non-existent.

The TCA using their extensive resources also managed to find a registered lawyer by the name of Ruben Padron Perez, with the Colegio de Abogados de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (bar association) number 1979. The telephone numbers and address match the ones published yesterday.

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This now leads us to believe one of two things:

Either they are genuine and just jumping on the bandwagon of timeshare claims, especially considering the real estate market is not very good in the current situation.

Or

The identities (especially the lawyer) and the websites have been purloined by others, which to be honest is a very common occurrence, which now brings us to the use of the TCA’s name by a cold calling outfit from Tenerife.

During an email conversation with the TCA they informed Inside Timeshare of a call they had received from a very irate lady, she received a Zoom call regarding a claim against her timeshare company, Silverpoint and the resort Hollywood Mirage.

During the call which featured two people called Jamie and Gordon claiming to be from the TCA, they showed her the TCA website to give them credibility. They were also hiding behind a UK VOIP.

According to Jamie and Gordon, this lady had a wonderful claim against Silverpoint and would get back everything she paid plus more. There is only one problem, the lady had relinquished her timeshare in 2016, so there was no chance of a claim.

Jamie and Gordon also refused to put anything in writing and apart from showing the TCA website did not divulge their own, if indeed they have one.

It is also a fact that the TCA does not cold call, they are a timeshare consumer information website the same as Inside Timeshare. They respond to enquiries and point timeshare owners in the right direction and with the best information possible.

So if you receive a “cold call” from anyone claiming to be from the TCA, please be aware that this will be a scam and they will be out to get your money and destroy the reputation of the TCA.

If you receive any calls regarding timeshare claims from any company or claiming to be from the TCA or any other reputable company, please use our contact page and Inside Timeshare will get back to you.

REMEMBER, DO YOUR HOMEWORK!

Uncovered: Anfi Attempts to Avoid Embargoed Accounts

Over the past couple of years Inside Timeshare has been reporting on the attempts by Anfi to delay or avoid paying court-ordered payments to clients who have won their cases against Anfi for various illegalities of contracts. We have also reported on the investigation by the State Prosecutors Office regarding this movement of assets to avoid paying, this may just result in criminal charges. This has also been the subject of a piece on the Spanish news from TVE 1, which also featured an interview with the CLA lawyer Eva Gutiérrez who explained her finding while investigating and tracing assets for enforcement of sentences.

Anfi & IFA 50% partners, Cazorla has the Golden Share. Is IFA aware of these moves?

It now appears from information received that Anfi has taken this one stage further, from the documentation that Inside Timeshare has received, Anfi is making payments by clients from sales into various foreign bank accounts. The beneficiary is still Anfi Sales SL but we have been given the following bank accounts:

For a German client:

HypoVereinsbank Arabellastr. 12 D-81925 München Deutschland 

Bankleitzahl: Konto Numiner : Kontoinhaber: 

700 202 70 665700780 Anfi Sales, S.L. 

Bic Code: IBAN-Nr.: 

HYVEDEMMXXX (nur für Überweisungen aus dem Ausland) DE96 7002 0270 0665 7007 80 (nur für Überweisungen aus dem Ausland) 

UK Client

Bank Address: ABN AMRO Bank N.V., 250 BishopsGate London EC2M 4AA United Kingdom 

Sort Code: 40 50 30 

Swift Code: ABNAGB2L 

Account Number: 40130274 

Account Holder: Anfi Sales S.L. 

Danish Client 

Bank: Nordea Group Denmark, Strandgade 3, 0900 Copenhagen, Denmark

Account number: 5368110649

IBAN: DK6020005368110649

Account Holder: Anfi Sales SL

Documents showing bank details

IFA Hotel Dominican Republic, IFA are known for quality.

As well as the money for the sales going to accounts with foreign banks it also appears that maintenance fee payments are being diverted to other companies within the Anfi Group who are not at present being legally challenged in the courts. The company collecting the maintenance is Anfi Tauro Resorts Management SL.

As you will see from the links to previous articles, the El Diario publication and not to forget the TVE1 news item, it is clear that Anfi is doing all it can to avoid having to pay the huge sums involved. We also know from various reports that Anfi has been moving funds from one account to another leaving the accounts at risk of embargo virtually empty. Again this was the subject of the interview with Eva Gutiérrez, she explains the amounts that have “disappeared” over the past few years from various accounts, if this was a novel most would say that it was a pure work of fiction and could not happen, well sorry to disappoint, it is happening.

Anfi in its heyday

So is Anfi above the law, well they obviously think they are, all we can say is the State Prosecutors Office and those clients who are owed the money don’t think you are. We wait now with bated breath for the news that criminal charges will be forthcoming.

https://www.eldiario.es/canariasahora/tribunales/Fiscalia-denuncia-Anfi-ocultar-embargos_0_924258398.html

English Translation

https://www.eldiario.es/canariasahora/tribunales/Fiscalia-denuncia-Anfi-ocultar-embargos_0_924258398.html

https://insidetimeshare.com/anfi-hits-spanish-television-news/

https://insidetimeshare.com/breaking-news-prosecutors-office-denounces-anfi/

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German Version

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Norwegian Version

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Swedish Version

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End the Week: More News on Azure

Here we are at the end of another week and what a week it has been, the breaking news that Azure Services Ltd has filed for liquidation, now we have news that two more companies within the Limora Group are being liquidated by Alvarez and Marsal. We have also been receiving emails from concerned members about the phone calls they are already receiving from some very dubious companies regarding the liquidations. Yes, it has already started, the “scamming vultures” have seized the opportunity to use “scare tactics” so you part with your money. Inside Timeshare urges you to not believe what you are being told, it is early days, no one knows what is going to happen and these unscrupulous callers will play on your concerns, after all, they are professional “scammers”.

The latest news now is that Azure Resorts Limited has also filed for liquidation on 28 April 2020, the “Joint Liquidators” are:

Mr. Barry Lynch of Alvarez & Marsal Cayman Islands Limited, PO Box 2507, 2nd Floor Flagship Building, 70 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, KY1-1104

Mr. Wesley Edwards of CVR Global (BVI) Limited, First Floor Folio Building, PO Box 2295, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, VG1110

Azure Resorts Ltd is the management company for the following “clubs”:

Island Residence Club, The Heavenly Collection (including Sands Towers) and Azure Ultra.

The letter signed by the joint liquidators (which can be viewed using the PDF link below) explain to members of what is happening with regards to their memberships,

“The JLs appreciate that members will be concerned as to the future of the Clubs and wish to advise that the Company’s liquidation does not necessitate their closure, nor does it prejudice the rights of Club members.”

The letter also goes on to state that “discussions” are and have been taking place with an unconnected third party to take over the management of the clubs.

The next paragraph clearly states the aim of the Joint liquidators is to ensure that the members are protected. 

“Please be advised that the Company’s liquidation does not affect your rights as a member of the Clubs and your entitlement to use the timeshare weeks purchased. Following the appointment of a new club manager, members will continue to be able to utilise their entitlements at the Golden Sands Resort in accordance with the rules and constitutions of the Clubs. Please be further advised that, should an agreement be reached to transfer the club manager role to a third party, the JLs envisage that the transition for members should be seamless and therefore cause minimal disruption to the operation of the Clubs. It is noted that the JLs anticipate that members will be able to use their entitlements following the reopening of the Hotel and travel restrictions to Malta being lifted.”

In a similar letter to members at Golden Sands Resort by the Corinthia Group, that

“The shareholders have also reaffirmed that the Golden Sands Resort will fully honour all timeshare commitments arising from obligations entered into with existing members.”

In other words, another company will be appointed to manage the “timeshare” interests of the resort and the members. This has happened with those resorts in Tenerife managed by Excel Hotels and Resorts, that has now passed to the Ona Group.

See the full letter in the PDF below.

It has also been announced on the AzureX website that Azure XP Limited have also filed for liquidation with the same joint liquidators as for Azure Resorts.

On this announcement, they include a link to the CVR Global website:

https://cvr.global/azure/

This is the news as it stands now, as and when further information becomes available it will be published here on Inside Timeshare.

As we stated in our opening paragraph, no one knows what is happening or going to happen, it will all be pure speculation. Do not be taken in by the “scare stories” that you will be told by the cold callers all trying to get in on the act, just remember, THEY ARE JUST AFTER YOUR MONEY!

Have a good weekend and join us again next week.

Just after publishing another reader has sent this FAQ published on the Members Blog.