Results for "travel"

MileagePlus Program

October 16th, 2013

February 2015: The appeal was dismissed pursuant to a settlement agreement. The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. (Case No. 14-4023, 3rd Cir.) September 2014: A federal judge dismissed this complaint concluding that the claims were preempted by the Airline Deregulation Act and failed to state a cause of action. Later in September,


Illegal Pyramid Scheme Exposed by truthinadvertising.org

May 15th, 2013

Work from home, get rich, and vacation in luxurious resorts. That’s the promise offered by Washington-based Resorts360 Vacation Club. All you need to do is buy an expensive membership and get others to join. But what Resorts360 is really selling, according to the advertising watchdog group truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org), is an illegal pyramid scheme. TINA.org, a


Complaint Letter to the BBB

May 15th, 2013

C. Lee Peeler, Esq. President, Chief Executive Officer National Advertising Review Council 70 West 36th Street 13th Floor New York, NY 10018 Robert W.G. Andrew President, Chief Executive Officer BBB of Alaska, Oregon & Western Washington 1000 Station Drive, Ste. 222 DuPont, WA 98327 Re:       BBB’s Rating of Resorts360 Vacation Club Dear Mr. Peeler and


Tell the FTC to Shut Down Illegal Pyramid Scheme

May 15th, 2013

Truthinadvertising.org has found that Resorts360 is operating an illegal pyramid scheme in the guise of a lucrative travel club. Join over 5,000 supporters in demanding that the FTC and the Washington State Attorney General take action to protect consumers. Sign our petition on Change.org.


Status and Updates

May 15th, 2013

March 2017:  The company’s websites — including www.myresorts360.com and www.resorts360vacationclub.net — redirect consumers to www.travelglobalvacations.com, a new website for Travel Global Vacations. March 25, 2014: TINA.org sends a second round of follow-up letters to the FTC, Washington State Attorney General, and BBB. September 9, 2013: TINA.org sends follow-up letters to the FTC and Washington State Attorney


Summary of Action

May 15th, 2013

Resorts360 Vacation Club, LLC is operating an illegal pyramid scheme under the guise of a lucrative “private travel club.” It flaunts its discounted vacation packages and promises a six-figure income if you purchase one of its expensive vacation club memberships, which can cost up to $10,000. But what it doesn’t tell you is that, because


Complaint Letter to the Washington State Attorney General

May 15th, 2013

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson Consumer Protection Division 800 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2000 Seattle, Washington 98104-3188 Re:       Resorts360 Vacation Club Pyramid Scheme Dear Attorney General Ferguson: Since 2008, Washington-based company Resorts360 Vacation Club, LLC (hereinafter “Resorts360” or “the company”) has been operating a pyramid scheme in connection with the advertising, marketing, and sale of vacation


Complaint Letter to the FTC

May 15th, 2013

Charles A. Harwood, Acting Director Bureau of Consumer Protection Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. Washington, DC 20580 Re:       Resorts360 Vacation Club Pyramid Scheme Dear Mr. Harwood: Since 2008, Washington-based company Resorts360 Vacation Club, LLC (hereinafter “Resorts360” or “the company”) has been operating a pyramid scheme in connection with the advertising, marketing, and sale


Medela Breast Milk Storage Bottles

April 26th, 2013

Medela Inc. and consumers who filed a class action against the company for misrepresenting the safety and utility of its Medela 80ml Breastmilk Freezing and Storage Bottles with lids (“80ml bottles”) have reached a settlement agreement.  Under the terms of the settlement, Qualifying Class Members (i.e., those who bought the 80ml bottles between July 1,


Were Gauguin’s Paintings Part of a Deceptive Marketing Ploy?

February 27th, 2013

By the time Paul Gauguin left his wife and five kids to pursue a painting career in Tahiti, Polynesian women were not wandering around the island half naked.  In fact, the women depicted in Gauguin’s paintings such as The Delightful Land (1892), To Make Beautiful (1898), and Two Tahitian Women (1899) were much more likely


Jennifer Lopez

October 8th, 2012

Jennifer Lopez   Shameful Act: According to Fiat, its commercial of J Lo shows her “driving a Fiat 500 Cabrio as she travels through the streets of Manhattan to the Bronx where she grew up.” Only problem is that it isn’t J Lo driving around in the Bronx but some J Lo look-a-like. Ms. Lopez shot



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