dealer

Common Types of Used Car Fraud

The most common types of used car fraud are the following: Not disclosing that the car is a “lemon buyback” that the original owner returned for a refund. Rolling back the odometer. Not disclosing that […]

Hovanes Margarian, Attorney At Law   Car Scams . General Articles
DETAIL

Buying a Car from a Dealership

When you decide on buying a car from a California dealer, you will (or should) always see an “As-Is” sticker in the window. The dealership can possibly sell you the car As-Is, but you are […]

Hovanes Margarian, Attorney At Law   Car Scams . General Articles
DETAIL

Shall I Contact the Dealer in Case of Auto Dealer Fraud?

Yes! In many states, you must contact the dealer and give them an opportunity to correct the problem to your satisfaction. In addition, you should do this before taking any legal action for possible auto […]

Hovanes Margarian, Attorney At Law   General Articles
DETAIL

Auto Dealer Loan Kickbacks

One of the auto industry’s dirty little tricks is the practice of lenders giving loan kickbacks to dealers for charging high interest rates for the car loans. A good example of this would be when a […]

Hovanes Margarian, Attorney At Law   Car Scams . General Articles
DETAIL

Getting Ready for a Car Lawsuit

After receiving a car lawsuit, the dealer will often investigate what happened by talking to each of the people involved in the sale. These interviews can be video recorded, tape recorded, or other notes made. […]

Hovanes Margarian, Attorney At Law   General Articles
DETAIL

Delivery Service From Car Dealer

At this point the sales person will return and escort the customer to their newly purchased car. With all the paperwork signed, the car dealer doesn’t want the customer to linger (they might take the […]

Hovanes Margarian, Attorney At Law   General Articles
DETAIL

Monthly Payment Scam

The sales person calls the attention to all the attributes of the new(er) car and all the negative aspects of the old(er) car while working the deal. All the usual factors are in play: mileage, […]

Hovanes Margarian, Attorney At Law   Car Scams . General Articles
DETAIL

How to Land the Customer on a Car?

When you have to land the customer on a car but  you don’t find out what they want, the customers will wander around the lot, poking their head into every car, test driving who knows […]

Hovanes Margarian, Attorney At Law   General Articles
DETAIL

Trade in Cars Appraisal

Many customers have trade in cars that they want the dealer to buy. It’s obvious that dealers buy at wholesale and sell at retail, but there are many things that the dealer can do to […]

Hovanes Margarian, Attorney At Law   General Articles
DETAIL