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Beware of the Car Lease: Double First Payment Scam! Some less ethical dealership salesmen take advantage of the ambiguity of the leasing policy and get a double down payment from the purchaser of the vehicle. read more


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 acro read more


Replica cars for sale fraud alert! Whether it is about Lamborghini, Ferrari or Rolls Royce be aware of the Replica Sports Cars For Sale Scheme, aka the Car Kits for Sale Scam. read more


Beware of the Rental Car Late Return Scam. Imagine this: You did your job with a car that you rented for a few days and just brought it back. As you return the keys and wait for them to check the vehicle, this happens: read more


Checking a car using a VIN code is an important procedure for every person who wants to reduce the risk when buying a vehicle. Here is the significance of it. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) Never call a dealership asking if they have a certain car, model, color, along with any other preferred add-ons. read more


Somebody waves at you, approaches, and says there is smoke coming out of your car. “It looks ugly. I don’t think it is safe to drive. Let me take a look at it, I think I know what's wrong”. How does the scam work? read more


Do you get speeding tickets? Spend a lot of money on them? If you're looking for the best anti radar detector or any other 'secret' blocking license plate device, don't fall for the License Plate Spray Scam, going around these days. read more


Used luxury cars and fake sellers. One of the scariest scams around these days is the Luxury Models or Used Luxury Cars for Sale scam. There are two variations that are doing their rounds as you are reading this. read more


A scam is circulating these days regarding cut-rate auto insurance policy solicitations coming via Whatsapp. Crooks are trying to add legitimacy to their scheme by using names of legitimate companies. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) Millions of people drive toll roads everyday to work, to school or to other activities. The failure to pay a t read more


You want to sell your car and post an ad online. Soon afterwards, a representative from a financing company calls you saying that they have a few prospective customers for your car. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) Buying a used car can be stressful; there are just too many places to look. Newspapers, used car dealerships and... read more


How the scam works:
You are interested in buying a specific car and are in negotiations with the salesperson. After long discussions and a test drive read more


If you're about to rent a vehicle and looking for unlimited mileage rental car deals, be very careful about the latest scam. Whether you're searching for a sedan or truck weekend deal, use caution. Here is how the scam works: read more


How the scam works:
You just got a traffic ticket, which you are not happy about and come across an ad stating: “Don’t let them get away wit read more


You are excited to see a dealer advertising a $0 security deposit. There is no such thing, as the security deposit is always factored in the lease, under the provisions for disposition fees. This is just a trick to get your business. read more


If you're trying to sell your motorbike these days, watch out for the Sell My Bike Online or Used Mountain Bikes For Sale scam. With video below. read more


How the scam works:
You have been in an accident and after you’ve dealt with the police, a tow-truck comes to pick up your damaged car. The driver read more


This is the mother of all leasing scams. When closing the agreement, you ask the dealer what would happen if you terminated the lease early and what would be the penalty for it. Then this happens: read more


How the scam works:
Crooks drive around neighborhoods and look specifically for cars that are 20-30 years old and haven’t been used in a while (hav read more


You decide to trade-in your old car and go to the dealership. Somebody will ask for your car keys to take it for an evaluation ride while the salesperson shows you several other new cars for your trade-in consideration. read more


How the scam works:
You decide to trade-in your car and are negotiating the price of a new one. The discussions are taking place in the dealer’s of read more


How the scam works:
You decide to buy a new car although you still have payments left on your old one. Normally, in this situation the read more


You are ready to buy a car and schedule a visit to the dealership. You don't buy a new car every week, so you decide it's a good idea to bring along a friend who has auto experience. Then this happens: read more


How the scam works:
The scammer lists a car that is not his on a well-known vehicle listings website. He uses stolen pictures and offers a fantastic read more


This auto insurance scam starts with a message stating Barack Obama has signed a bill into law qualifying US citizens to an auto insurance decrease. Watch video to see scam exposed. read more


How the scam works:
This scam could take several forms. Without knowing, you might be buying a car that’s stolen, not paid for yet, or fixed after read more


If you work at a rental facility and have limousines on your lot, you might get a phone call or an email from someone requesting a limo for a wedding that takes place soon. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) While you are showing off your new car to your friends, the dealer calls you with some "good news", saying tha read more


Beware of the Car Mechanic Oil Change scam, exposed with video here. Whenever you take your car to the shop for an oil change or a problem that needs to be fixed, chances are you are called during the service. read more


How the scam works:
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We all know about the presence of an airbag in our vehicle and most importantly the importance of it. Unfortunately, a counterfeit airbag places your life and your passengers in peril in case you are in an accident. How do you recognize a fake? read more


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How the scam works: 
(with video below) You're about to buy a vehicle and are in need of a loan.  Doing your research for decent auto loans read more


How the scam works:
(with explanatory video below) Who doesn’t hate to get a speeding ticket? It can cost you a lot of money every time. If there w read more


Reselling Your Car Scam. It is always cheaper to buy a car from an individual than it is to purchase one from a dealership or even a used car lot, but this new vehicle scam shows that both parties need to pay very close attention to the details. read more


Beware of the Forced Credit Application trick that you may become the victim of at any car dealership. How does the scam work? Watch the video in this article. read more


How the scam works:
As you park to get gas, a station attendant offers to fill it up for you. As they have a full service, he will offer at no cost t read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) If you didn't buy your car brand new, you should read this article. A salvaged car is a vehicle that has been read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) You find the car of your dreams online and put a bid in for it. Unfortunately, it is a great deal and somebody read more


Beware of the Forced Warranty Scams pulled at a car dealership. Your future car is picked out and it's just a matter of financing. The dealer is working on the paperwork. Then this happens. read more


How the scam works:
This occurs when a vehicle is listed online with a written description giving one price, e.g. $12,000, while the photo attached h read more


How the scam works:
If you are a Canadian truck driver working often in the US, one day you might get approached by a "consultant" who tells you they read more


How the scam works:
You need gas and stop at a full service station. You tell them how much you want, waiting in the car. A couple of minutes la read more


Are you considering purchasing a new car? When you buy a new car you have to go through a credit score check at the dealership, unless you pay cash. Because many people don't know their credit score they rely on the dealer to tell them what it is. read more


How the scam works:
Scenario 1. You rent a nice vehicle and the agent you're renting from asks you to pay a mandatory insurance fee. You might be oka read more


How the scam works:
Crooks know that when it comes to cars, buyers look for deals locally first as the vehicles are easier to verify.
With that in m read more


"Holdback" is a bonus of 2-3% of the MSRP (Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price) that factories pay dealerships every time a car is bought straight from the factory. However, beware of this trick dealers pull when you are buying a vehicle. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) You come across an ad promoting super-low rates for a rental car service you have barely heard of. It looks go read more


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