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Types of Car Dealership Scams

When buying a car, individuals usually feel safer to buy it from car dealerships than from private individuals. While this may be true in most cases, there are always some dishonest dealerships that use various […]

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Dealer Fraud Victims: Think a Little before Buying a Car in 2011

Gas prices fluctuated heavily over the summer and busy holidays when people were likely to travel in 2010.  So today when one gallon gas costs up to three dollars, drivers are more careful when filling […]

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Remaining Lease Payments as a Car Scam

This lease fraud happens when the car dealer promises the consumer to pay the remaining lease payments on the existing lease if the consumer signs a new lease contract with them. Remember that the offer […]

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Car Leasing: The Pros and Cons

Car leasing is a method when you can have the use of a vehicle by financing it. Leasing, typically, differs from buying and the consumer never actually owns the vehicle but uses it over a […]

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Leasing Disadvantages: Early Termination, Insurance Cost etc

Early Termination Most leases early termination terms can be very unpleasant for the consumer, particularly if the termination is forced, i.e., the car is totaled in an accident or stolen. Insurance pay-outs, in such cases, often fall far […]

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Dealer Fraud and Tips to Avoid It

One of the common scams of the car dealer is to tell you that the dealership has found a lower rate for you. All you have to do is go to the dealership and resign […]

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The Interest Rate Bump Scam

If you haven’t secured your own financing before going to the dealership than you are relying on the Finance salesperson at the dealership to arrange the financing and get the best rate for you. However, […]

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What Is Car Repair Fraud?

Almost everyone in California needs a car, however not all of us has the expertise and skills to know whether we’re being cheated. In fact, car repair fraud is really a widespread problem in our […]

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Trade-in Car Fraud and Much More

Usually salespeople will use a code to represent numbers. They do this to hide their used numbers from someone who does not know this code. For example, A=1, B=2, etc., and J=0. The salesperson will often […]

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Beware of Car Rental Collision and Damage Waiver

When you rent a car be careful not to sign a document that includes “Car Rental Collision and Damage Waiver” option. Remember, that this small, fine print on the contract may add up to 50% […]

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