CAR FRAUD

THE YO-YO (SPOT DELIVERY) SCAM

July 18, 2019

This post is about a common scam we call a yo-yo sale, in which a consumer has taken delivery of a car and then receives a call, text, or email from the dealer asking the consumer to return to the…

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EXTENDED WARRANTIES ON NEW CARS ARE USUALLY A WASTE.

June 12, 2019

Lately we have had quite a few calls about extended warranties. We will talk more about the extended warranties and about service agreements on a later post; here we are going to focus on the practice of dealers using high-pressure…

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UNDISCLOSED DEFECTS IN USED CARS

January 20, 2019

If you’ve bought a used car, there is a good chance you also bought mechanical defects or problems of some kind. A certain amount of that is normal and acceptable; after all, a used car is just that, used. These days dealers…

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