NEWS RELEASE: THERMASEAL UK LIMITED AND AQUASHIELD (MIDLANDS) LIMITED DIRECTORS AND SALESPERSON CONVICTED OF FRAUD

This unscrupulous company used aggressive sales tactics in the selling of a supposedly thermal roof coating. By falsely promising to significantly reduce heat loss and increase the value of the properties they have been found guilty of knowingly misleading customers.

Directors Christopher Wilkes, Alan Wilson and saleswoman Julie Barrett have all been prosecuted and convicted of fraud.

The two directors each received five year jail sentences and a ban on being company directors for eight years. The salesperson was given a supervision order for 18 months with 180 hours of unpaid community work.

The following online news articles provide further information:

· http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-31701020

· http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2015/03/02/conmen-in-frenzy-of-greed-jailed-for-one-of-largest-ever-fraud-cases/)

· http://www.halesowennews.co.uk/news/12865276.Elderly_Halesowen_couple_conned_by_paint_sale_trickster/?ref=mr

· http://www.dudley.gov.uk/media/media-releases/march-2015/fake-firm-in-major-fraud/

If you have been affected by this scam or a similar scam, by one of the Aquashield group of companies or any other company please contact us on our free phone number (0800 988 8822). Where you have paid by credit card or finance agreement we can help you obtain a full refund plus interest and in most instances compensation for the damage caused to your roof by the Aquashield treatment, which our surveyors readily identify in nearly all cases.

To date, we have successfully acted for a number of clients in recovering considerable sums back from finance companies involved in financing the purchases and also from clients credit card providers where clients have purchased using their credit card.

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