Automotive glass, mechanics, car rental, we give you the low down on the traps in the auto industry.
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Buyers are more empowered than ever thanks in large part to the Internet and its offerings of car reviews, vehicle history reports, detailed listings etc. Unfortunately, the internet has given scammers a new method to find and exploit auto-repair victims.
Unfortunately, NCL’s Fraud Center also hears frequently from consumers who have fallen victim to fraud when purchasing a car via some online services. Different scams tend to affect buyers and sellers.
Transmissions & Gear
Is your transmission really slipping and in need of repair or is it a trap?
Tires and wheel trap
Read Arnold’s take on the signs to avoid when shopping for tires and wheels.
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Brakes and Rotors
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- Auto Glass Repair
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A legitimate seller posts a car for sale. He or she is then contacted by a prospective “buyer” (really a scammer) who offers to send a cashier’s check immediately plus additional funds to cover shipment of the car overseas. When the check arrives, the seller is instructed to deposit it and wire the overage to the “shipper.” When this is done and the wire transfer picked up, the “buyer” breaks contact and the seller is left on the hook to their bank for the fraudulent check and the missing funds. Easy Auto Glass
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