UPDATE: Holiday Products Fraud, 40 Months for Prolific Conman!

Wednesday 9th May 2018

UPDATE: Holiday Products Fraud, 40 Months for Prolific Conman!

Francis ‘Frank’ Madden took holidays around the Mediterranean while his businesses fraudulently obtained hundreds of thousands of pounds from unsuspecting customers.
Madden, 61 from Bournemouth, has been jailed for 40 months and barred from holding a directorship for a decade! The […]

Are Diamond Resorts about to go Public?

Friday 4th May 2018

Are Diamond Resorts about to go Public?

Are Diamond Resorts about to go public?
Diamond Resorts owns a network of 379 vacation destinations in 35 countries around the world and sells vacation ownership points. In June 2016, Apollo Global Management made a successful offer to purchase Diamond Resorts […]

Royal Wedding Beneficiaries Named.

Thursday 3rd May 2018

Royal Wedding Beneficiaries Named.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle choose Scotty’s Little Soldiers as Royal Wedding Beneficiaries.
Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting bereaved British Forces Children and young people and a charity that we here at Praetorian Legal are also supporter’s of.
Founded by […]

‘New Deal’ for Consumers.

Friday 27th April 2018

'New Deal' for Consumers.

‘New Deal’ for consumers boosts consumer rights and law.
The EU currently has some of the stongest consumer protection rules in the world. The rights the EU has put in place for consumers give predictability and confidence to both consumers and […]

“Its not your Parent’s Timeshare anymore”

Friday 27th April 2018

"Its not your Parent's Timeshare anymore"

That’s the message from Bluegreen Vacations Corp, a Boca Raton based company seeking to tap the next generation of Traveller’s.
Bluegreen is planning a major expansion to the western U.S of the company’s vacation destinations, whilst also trying to expand it’s […]

The Ombudsman – Who Do They Work For? The Customer or the Bank?

Friday 20th April 2018

The Ombudsman – Who Do They Work For? The Customer or the Bank?

The Financial Ombudsman Service (“FOS”) is directed to investigate when customers have unresolved complaints against financial institutions. Channel 4’s Dispatches went undercover to investigate allegations that complaints had been handled by officials with inadequate training and that banks had been […]

Crown Court Trial Starts For Four Charged with Timeshare Fraud

Friday 20th April 2018

Crown Court Trial Starts For Four Charged with Timeshare Fraud

The trial of Francis Madden, Claire Garland, Keith Furneval and Jean Furneval begins with prosecutors claiming that the four fraudulently obtained hundreds of thousands of pounds from unsuspecting customers wishing to purchase holiday products, over a period of around five […]

Employee of the Month – February 2018

Thursday 19th April 2018

Employee of the Month - Rebecca Byrne

Here at Praetorian Legal, we thrive on rewarding our employees for exceeding the company’s expectations for that month.
The winner for February 2018 is Rebecca Byrne, one of our Office Administrators. Head of Operations and Business Development Director, Harry Darby presented the trophy […]

£6.7 Million Lost in Holiday Fraud ! How to avoid the scams.

Wednesday 18th April 2018

Fraudsters have stolen £6.7 million from 4,700 unwitting holidaymakers in 2017 according to a report compiled by Action Fraud. Action Fraud is the National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre, which is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and […]