WEST PALM BEACH
Some 20 couples and individuals are suing Boca Raton-based vacation company, Bluegreen Corp., claiming they were duped into buying timeshare units on false pretenses.
In the lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court, people from across the country said the timeshare units they purchased cost more and offered far fewer benefits than they were promised. Hoping to persuade a federal judge to give the lawsuit class-action status, their attorneys said they are seeking more than $5 million in damages.
Company officials weren’t immediately available for comment.
Contrary to claims made by Bluegreen sales people, ........