Auto Scams

The Auto category deals with fraud that you could be a victim of when dealing with cars, other than buying-selling. That means car rental scams, vehicle repair scams, shady mechanics, fake traffic tickets, ride-sharing tricks (Uber scams and Lyft scams) and so on.

Educate yourself by reading the list below.

Ignition Interlock Device Fraud

  DUI Scams: From Ignition Interlock Devices to Tricky Lawyers Have you been in a bit of trouble while driving, and now an ignition interlock device is something that you are thinking about? Beware of a new scam going around depending on the legislation in your area: the Ignition Interlock Device scheme. Let's take a […]

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9 Lyft Scams You Need To Avoid Now

Lyft Scams: Meet the Dark Side of Ride-Sharing Services Ride-sharing services offer their users a great level of convenience and easy transfer from one location to another. Lyft has been in business for eight years and boasts 30 million riders and 2 million drivers in the United States and Canada. However, just like Uber, Gett […]

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What is a VIN Code

  What You Need To Know To Avoid Fraud Checking a car using a VIN code (Vehicle Identification Number) is an important procedure for every person who wants to reduce the risk when buying a vehicle. What exactly does checking a car by a code reveal? The term VIN coder means the number where the […]

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6 Ways to Avoid Car Repair Scams

Time to Fix Your Vehicle? Beware of These Tricks Almost every driver hates dealing with any car repairs, especially when not knowing or having any handy mechanics in their circle. No matter where you live, there is always a small (or big) group of car repair mechanics who represent a source of worry as their […]

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Fight Traffic Tickets

Fight Traffic Tickets Scam: How It Works There is a massive infusion of fake online ads these days promoting a 'Fight Traffic Tickets' campaign. Imagine this scenario: You've just got a traffic ticket, which doesn't make you too happy. However, as you're browsing the Internet you come across an ad for a service that […]

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Cheap Car Rentals Near Me

Cheap Car Rentals Near Me: Low Fees Scam (with video below) You come across an ad promoting super-low rates for a rental car service you have barely heard of. To make it look advantageous, the promotion reads "Cheap Car Rentals Near Me", so you automatically assume the location is close. The offer looks good, but […]

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Unlimited Mileage Rental Car

Unlimited Mileage Rental Car Fraud: How It Works (with video below) If you're about to rent a vehicle and looking for unlimited mileage rental car deals, be very careful about the scams going around. Whether you're searching for a sedan or truck weekend deal, use caution. The latest scheme is one of the most […]

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Police Anti Radar Spray

Anti Radar Spray Scam: How It Works Who doesn't hate getting a speeding ticket? They cost you a lot of money and add up over the year. If there was a product that would help you protect your license plate from being seen by the most powerful Police lasers, would you buy it? The […]

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Speeding Ticket Scam

Speeding Ticket Scam: How It Works (with video below) Beware of a new scam going around these days that may hit your email boxes soon. The scam seems to come back every spring, with a new twist. If you get one of these messages, feel free to add the names used by the scammers […]

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