Timeshare Settlement

Welk Resorts will pay up to $5.5 million to settle a consumer protection suit alleging it misled customers who purchased a timeshare in its Platinum Program, the San Diego County District Attorney’s office announced Wednesday. Customers were led to believe they were buying real estate, that the value of their investment would increase and that they could easily access vacation spots on high-demand dates.

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Super-Rich on California Beachfront Lose Campaign to Stop Coastal Access by Public

A pristine stretch of California coast is controlled by a super-rich set with showpiece cars and 100-acre-minimum estates. While aggressively stopping any outsider that get close to long stretch of pristine coves and beaches, the “ranch” owners have managed to also engineer a tax break. But all that looks about to change.

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