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Yahoo Finance, 21st August 2019 The recent presentation of a ‘Hero Award’ by the Chartered Institute of Trading Standards (CTSI) to online investigations and verification business KwikChex highlighted the value of the private sector in fighting what has been an inexorable rise in fraud Since 2010, KwikChex has been fighting battles to help prevent harm […]

Credits: Journal of Trading Standards (www.journaloftradingstandards.co.uk) 11/07/2019 “Investigation and verification service provider, KwikChex, has earned a prestigious Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Hero Award for its continuous work and passionate commitment on behalf of consumers, particularly around timeshare scams.” “KwikChex has established a free and effective online help service for consumers the Timeshare Task Force, […]

KwikChex, has enjoyed another successful trip to the annual CTSI Conference (CTSI Symposium 2018), in Nottingham this week, working to protect consumers.   The subject of our mini-theatre session, presented by Chris Emmins, was ‘Partners in Disruption – bringing together law enforcement, the private sector, the media and consumers’. With limited funds and resources for tackling an […]

Francis (Frank) Madden was yesterday (Tuesday 01 May) sentenced to 40 months imprisonment for scamming consumers in a supposed holiday discount scheme. The sentence was handed down after he changed his plea to guilty on reduced charges. Madden was previously convicted on two occasions and was actually under a suspended sentence when KwikChex detected him […]

KwikChex, a Corporate Affiliate member of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), will be presenting at the CTSI Symposium 2018, which takes place in Nottingham at the beginning of June. This is the flagship event in the UK Trading Standards calendar, with exceptional attendance from experts across the consumer protection spectrum. This year, the subject […]

Credits: Daily Mail By: Sarah Bridge Mail on Sunday article about serial timeshare fraud offender Frank Madden reveals problems Trading Standards face – and includes how KwikChex is cooperating with them to assist investigations and prosecutions. All consumer reports to KwikChex and the Timeshare Task Force are also made available to the relevant authorities regardless […]

With the permission of the consumers that contact KwikChex and in particular those that do so via the Timeshare Task Force and Timeshare Business Check resources, we are now going to provide access to information on every case we receive to the relevant authorities. Organisations such as the European Consumer Centre, (The ECC network), UK […]

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