How ‘fake news’ affects ordinary citizens

The 2016 United States Election has thrown up the elephant in the room regarding media news stories. Apart from the surprising result the news about ‘fake news’ has put the media on the back foot. What had remained unsaid for a long time is now out into the open. It is not only celebrities and powerful persons such as the President of the United States of America feeling the wrath of the media over exaggerated stories the ‘fake news’ affects ordinary citizens as well.

The example of Robert Sussman’s Vacation Tree Fraud reports fall in the same bracket as the most powerful personality in the world. The Robert Sussman telemarketing scam should be dubbed as ‘hogwash’ (if you had the leanings of an Englishman – this one word of ‘hogwash’ means preposterous and unbelievable). It is obvious that competitors have used the power of the internet to spread false canards (again if you are of English descent – meaning lies).

Robert Sussman San Diego, CA resident is a 60-year old man who used the experience of over 30 years buying and selling timeshares. To the uninitiated timeshares has come of age. The young demographic of millennials attracted to the concept of holiday ownership. They are affluent and educated. They are not easily fooled while at the same time they now how to spot opportunities. So when Robert Sussman set up a company to act as the go between among sellers of timeshare with interested buyers it was not a surprise. He was spot on with his analysis and used the world wide web to facilitate the trade.

Robert Sussman rent or sell options became a runaway hit with idle timeshares.  For a small fee his company took the hard work out of the equation by providing due diligence. He even extended offers of guaranteeing a sale after 10 months with a fair price guarantee. This deal kicked in the event that a listed timeshare property remained unsold. This was the gist of the alleged Robert Sussman Timeshare Fraud as reported in some web portals which some media took it up without fact checks.


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