Massachusetts Sues Morgan RV Resorts

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August 25, 2011 by   - () 3 Comments

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is suing the owners of Saratoga Springs-based Morgan RV Resorts, alleging the company is intimidating members to collect exorbitant fees in a Cape Cod manufactured housing community it owns, The Saratogian reported.

According to a press release from Coakley, the company’s sales team “aggressively solicited homeowners at Peters Pond RV Resort in Sandwich, Mass.,to pay up to $16,000 as a membership fee to remain in the community.” The fee was on top of the $6,000 annual fee owners paid to lease their properties at the housing community.

Morgans RV Resorts officials did not respond to a message seeking comment by press time Wednesday.

Coakley’s lawsuit seeks to end the collection and also return fees already paid by residents. She alleges the practices are a violation of the Consumer Protection Act and Manufactured Housing Act.

According to the lawsuit, nearly 100 homeowners have paid to join the club out of fear that they would lose their home.

Morgan RV Resorts owns and operates several RV parks and campgrounds in the Saratoga region, including: Coldbrook Campsite Resort on Gurn Springs Road in Gansevoort, NASCAR RV Resorts at Adirondack Gateway on Fortsville Road in Gansevoort, Lake George Suites on Lake Shore Drive in Lake George and Lake George Campsites on Route 9 in Queensbury. The company also has several properties in vacation spots in New Jersey, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin, Maine and Indiana.

The Peters Pond manufactured housing community is the seasonal home for dozens of retirees and elderly residents.

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3 Responses to “Massachusetts Sues Morgan RV Resorts”

  1. Noelle Sharpe on August 26th, 2011 9:25 pm

    This company has outrageously corrupt business practices. I am glad someone in the industry is taking notice.

  2. Richard Simpson on August 28th, 2011 7:30 pm

    Morgan RV Resort had taken $ from my account without my written authorization! They simply had my debit card #.

    They are now trying to bully their existing "members" to become "new members" by paying an additional $16K fee to keep their sites. We are already paying anywhere between $3K to $6K to be a member. This is very unethical!

  3. John Horvath on October 13th, 2011 12:24 pm

    Morgan is doing almost the same thing at most of their campgrounds, The RV park in Ohio is forcing seasonals to pyup or move off your site! Mr.Moser needs to get a grip on his company before losing it.. More and more people leave in packs!

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