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If you are a driver having a DUI situation, beware of the Ignition Interlock Device Scam going around - before contacting a DUI lawyer or attorney. Here is how it works: read more


Lyft is a great ride-sharing service but it also has scams that everyone should be aware of. From cancellations to cleaning fees, here are some of the most common Lyft-related fraudulent practices. read more


If you consider buying a new vehicle, be aware of a plethora of financing tricks. Here are seven car loan fraudulent practices, from the Yo-Yo scam to fake guaranteed approval and deferred car payments. read more


Are you about to rent a car or truck? Here is the Top 10 car rental scams out there. Whether you're using Avis, Hertz, Enterprise, Dollar Rent a Car, Budget, Alamo, Thrifty or - especially - smaller companies, educate yourself here. read more


Beware of the Bounced Check Scam, going around this week. It goes like this: you're buying a car from a dealership. For that, you want to use a bank draft or check to pay for the vehicle, but the dealer tells you they can't take it. read more


Watch the video below to see in action the Gas Station Skimming scam caught on camera. A small device is attached to the credit card insert at the pump, reading your card's info once you put it in. read more


When it comes to leasing most of the scams arise because of misinformation or confusion about the leasing process. Here are 8 car leasing scams everyone should be aware of: read more


Bad credit car loans and fake lenders. This month, one of the biggest scams around is the Bad Credit Car Finance or Poor Credit Car Finance scam. Let's take a look at how it works, how to report it, and how to get a free quote with no risks. read more


Are you dealing with a car accident compensation claim, personal injury lawyers, attorneys or insurance in Fort Lauderdale? Watch the videos in this article to see fake accident injury compensation claims caught on camera. read more


An ideal vacation should be drama-free. However, there are countless cases of fraud when it comes to going abroad. Today we're referring specifically to car rental companies with deceptive practices. read more


Almost every driver hates dealing with car repairs, especially when not having any handy mechanics in their circle. If you're about to fix your vehicle, beware of these 6 tricks that could thin your wallet. read more


Car buyers spend up to 59% of their time online researching into different options, indicating the important role that the Internet has in purchasing a vehicle. Therefore, here are 4 car buying tips that you need to know. read more


Whether is about windshield, airbags, or tow truck services, be careful about these seven auto insurance scams. Staged accidents and unethical insurance agents are also to be aware of. Read now. read more


Did you just receive an email with a traffic fine for excessive speeding? Watch the video in this article to see how the scam works. read more


The biggest scam today in the Auto industry is the sale of flood-damaged cars to unsuspecting drivers. "From Hurricane Harvey and Irma we are adding over 500,000 vehicles to the possible used car lots.", says Lauren Fix, TV personality. read more


Maybe you've heard that is a good idea to retread tires. However, be aware of the latest fraudulent move in the industry, the Tyres Retreading Scam. Here is how it works, in a video: read more


Wondering how to save gas? Beware of the Gas Saver Liquid aka Fuel Saver scam. Read this article and protect yourself. read more


Do you own a car? There is a new scam going around these days targeting all those with a valid driver's license. Read this article and educate yourself on how to avoid being a victim of identity theft: read more


Your car loan interest rate is the subject of the latest scheme at many car dealerships today: the Yo-Yo Scam aka Yo-Yo Financing. Watch the video here and read the article to avoid this common trap in the auto industry. read more


Dealing with a car accident compensation claim, lawyers, attorneys, and insurance? Watch the videos here to see fake accident injury compensation claims caught on camera. read more


How the scam works:
Car drivers, be forewarned: a scam is making the rounds that is very professional looking. Many have already been fooled by the read more


What if you receive a speeding ticket showing your car, time, and location of the infraction, only it's a scam? Beware of this latest trick, asking for your money and computer control! read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) Buying a car is an investment that almost everyone makes at some point in their life. But extended warranty for cars... read more


How the scam works:
A vehicle history report contains important information about a used vehicle’s past, indicating possible issues with the vehicle... read more


You are trying to sell your car or bike. You post an ad online on websites such as Gumtree, Kijiji, Auto Trader or Craigslist. Within minutes, you receive a message like this: read more


Did you ever rent a car only to have an unpleasant experience when you return it? It may happen soon. read more


New scam! Say you are about to sell your car for. After a few visitors who are interested in the vehicle but don't buy it, you get a serious buyer. He comes to your house, checks it out, goes for a test drive, then this happens: read more


Buying a used car should be a good deal if the vehicle is good and the price is right, but watch out for those looking to take advantage of you. Here are 4 scams that everyone should be aware of today. read more


Car loans for people with bad credit and fake lenders. The newest scam around is the Bad Credit Car Financing or Car Loans Bad Credit scam. read more


Donate a car to charity but avoid crooks. One of the biggest scams around is the Donate Car to Charity or Car Donation Tax Deduction scam. Let's take a look. read more


The Parking Lot Mechanic Scam keeps going around these days, regardless of the city you live in. In this article you will learn how the scam works, how to avoid it, and how to report it. Click here. read more


Beware of the Defer Car Payment Scam! You come across an advertisement that says the car dealership down the street has a "No payments for 12 months" promo. Here is how the scam works: read more


Beware of the fake parking tickets spreading like fire nowadays. There is a new scam going around which might come to you in the form of a traffic parking fine. There are two variations of this scam. read more


If you are a driver and need to renew your license, beware of the Online Driver's License Renewal scam, exposed with a video here. read more


Beware of the newest scam when purchasing a car online! Let’s say you’re considering getting a new/old vehicle and looking for the best car sale websites out there, as well as for tips on buying a used car. Read how the scam works here. read more


Before renting your next car you should read this article. Imagine the following scenario: you're looking online for cheap car rental companies near you and find a great deal. As you arrive at the location, the agent has a surprise for you: read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) Did you ever wonder how to get a replacement car title or even asked yourself "How can I get a copy of my car... read more


Beware of the Car Shipping Company Scam aka Best Auto Transport Companies Scheme going around this month. Besides looking at how much it costs to transport a car to a different city, you should be careful of who you hire. read more


How the scam works:
The engine is the heartbeat of every car and it is also one of the most expensive parts to get replaced and repaired in your car. read more


You are buying a new car and the dealer shows you an orange sticker next to the MSRP (Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price) sticker. He says that due to this car's popularity there is an extra charge, known as the Market Adjustment Fee. read more


Companies like Enterprise, Alamo or Hertz have car rental upgrade coupons, which are great ways to get sweeter rides for almost nothing, but beware of the Car Rental Upgrade Scam happening at other locations. read more


If you were wondering how to put a mechanic lien on a car, be very careful. This scam is been going around and is going to an end. Read, watch the video, and educate yourself now. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) tampering is a practice that has become more popular in the last few years... read more


Trying to buy a car online could be a disaster if you don't pay attention. The best places to buy used cars online might turn out to be big disappointments. One of the most fraudulent moves around is the Buy A Car Online scam. Let's take a look. read more


Beware of the Auto Dealership Add-ons Scam when you buy a car. Watch out for unnecessary expenses for things like: 'underneath paint sealant', 'seats - fabric spraying with protective silicon', 'rust-proof spraying', and 'necessary new alarm'. read more


The Car Rental Insurance Fees Scam has two variations. Whether you're using Avis, Hertz, Enterprise, Dollar Rent a Car, Budget, or - especially - smaller companies, educate yourself here on how to have a legitimate deal. read more


Beware of the Parking on Private Lot scam, also known as the Wheel Clamp or Wheel Boot trick. You are a victim of cash extortion or simply being taken for a different kind of ride. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) Imagine this: You are in a parking lot and you carefully back out. The path seems clear, but there is an unexpected... read more


You are filling your gas tank and a man approaches you, holding an empty fuel can. "Sorry to bother you. I just ran out of gas two blocks away". You wouldn't believe how much these guys make per hour. Watch video. read more


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


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