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Timeshare still in turmoil

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The practice of selling timeshare as an investment must stop.


29 Sep 2020
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Timeshare still in turmoil

Photo: Twitter/@tsogosun

It’s been two years since the National Consumer Commission (NCC) issued a report on its investigation into the controversial and often dodgy timeshare industry – but nothing has happened and people are still getting scammed and browbeaten with high-pressure selling techniques. And the report itself is now missing because, according to the NCC, it was “lost” when the commission’s website was hacked. None of the short-, medium or long-term recommendations in the report – which will be “replaced soon”, according to NCC spokesperson Pheto Ndaba – have been implemented, although during the course of the investigations and hearings in 2017-2018,...

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