The Truth About Cars » scam http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » scam http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Piston Slap: Because Nobody Lies on Craigslist! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/piston-slap-because-nobody-lies-on-craigslist/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/piston-slap-because-nobody-lies-on-craigslist/#comments Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:07:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=498201 Walt writes: Mr. Mehta, I am seriously considering purchasing a 1965 Mustang Fastback from a private seller on craigslist. He owes $3000 on the vehicle. I myself will have to take out a loan to pay for said car. The title to the car is held by the same institution that will be lending me […]

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Walt writes: Mr. Mehta, I am seriously considering purchasing a 1965 Mustang Fastback from a private seller on craigslist. He owes $3000 on the vehicle. I myself will have to take out a loan to pay for said car. The title to the car is held by the same institution that will be lending me […]

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Tales From The Cooler: The Land Of The Crooked Car Buyer – Part One http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/tales-from-the-cooler-the-land-of-the-crooked-car-buyer-part-one/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/tales-from-the-cooler-the-land-of-the-crooked-car-buyer-part-one/#comments Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:53:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=470611   I recently stood on the showroom floor of a Los Angeles-area luxury car dealership as their sales manager pointed out a middle-aged couple browsing the lot. “We will never sell them a car,” he said. “In fact, we are going to politely ask them to leave.” Why? “One of our salespeople recognized them. They […]

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  I recently stood on the showroom floor of a Los Angeles-area luxury car dealership as their sales manager pointed out a middle-aged couple browsing the lot. “We will never sell them a car,” he said. “In fact, we are going to politely ask them to leave.” Why? “One of our salespeople recognized them. They […]

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Hammer Time: The Return Of The 1967 Arabs! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/hammer-time-the-return-of-the-1967-arabs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/hammer-time-the-return-of-the-1967-arabs/#comments Mon, 03 Sep 2012 16:19:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=458829 9:15 A.M. Labor Day. I get a surprise message on Facebook this morning from a guy who bought an old Volvo 940 wagon from me nearly six years ago. “That BMW? What did it go for?” A month ago, I posted this article regarding the grey market Bimmer.  It had sold on the block for […]

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9:15 A.M. Labor Day. I get a surprise message on Facebook this morning from a guy who bought an old Volvo 940 wagon from me nearly six years ago. “That BMW? What did it go for?” A month ago, I posted this article regarding the grey market Bimmer.  It had sold on the block for […]

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Consumer Alert: Beware Online Car-Selling Scams http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/consumer-alert-beware-online-car-selling-scams/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/consumer-alert-beware-online-car-selling-scams/#comments Tue, 16 Aug 2011 15:04:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=407379 The International Crime Complaint Center (IC3) warns that Online vehicle shoppers are being victimized by fraudulent vehicle sales and false claims of vehicle protection (VPP) programs… Criminals also attempt to make their scams appear valid by misusing the names of reputable companies and programs. These criminals have no association with these companies and their schemes give […]

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The International Crime Complaint Center (IC3) warns that Online vehicle shoppers are being victimized by fraudulent vehicle sales and false claims of vehicle protection (VPP) programs… Criminals also attempt to make their scams appear valid by misusing the names of reputable companies and programs. These criminals have no association with these companies and their schemes give […]

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Judges Made Unwitting Accessories In Beijing License Plate Scam http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/judges-made-unwitting-accessories-in-beijing-license-plate-scam/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/judges-made-unwitting-accessories-in-beijing-license-plate-scam/#comments Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:39:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=384177 Beijing’s draconian license plate limits have a stimulating effect on the creativity of Beijingers. To skirt the new rules, complex schemes are being devised. Beijing’s courts are turned into accessories of the fraud. According to China Daily, the scheme goes like this: The seller and buyer of a used car invent a debt the vehicle’s […]

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Beijing’s draconian license plate limits have a stimulating effect on the creativity of Beijingers. To skirt the new rules, complex schemes are being devised. Beijing’s courts are turned into accessories of the fraud. According to China Daily, the scheme goes like this: The seller and buyer of a used car invent a debt the vehicle’s […]

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