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FL Telemarketer Arrested $6M Timeshare Scam

From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
FL Telemarketer Arrested $6M Timeshare Scam
A Florida telemarketer who played a role in a timeshare telemarketing scam that cost victims roughly $6 million has been arrested on an indictment in federal court here, prosecutors said Thursday.

Kathryn G. Garten, 51, of Orlando, worked as a telemarketer for National Solutions and related companies in Orlando. Garten, who used two aliases, and other employees cold-called timeshare owners claiming to have buyers for their property, prosecutors said. They asked for thousands of dollars up front from consumers all over the U.S., Canada and other countries, but failed to sell one timeshare unit, prosecutors claim. Click here for the full story.

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