Experian Sued Over Timeshare Co.'s Alleged Account Fraud

Law360 (December 18, 2020, 3:20 PM EST) -- A Miami resident sued a Las Vegas-based timeshare company as well as consumer reporting service Experian in federal court Thursday, alleging the timeshare business opened a credit account in his name after he attended one of its presentations.

The complaint, filed in the Southern District of Florida, claims the plaintiff, Charles Young, attended a presentation held by Diamond Resorts in 2017, and while he did receive a free gift, he ultimately did not purchase a timeshare or sign any contract.

However, after pulling a credit report through Experian in February upon purchasing a home, Young allegedly discovered an unauthorized account for...

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