How To Avoid Scams by Car Dealers & Salesmen, Part 3
Published On: June 26, 2018
Ever wondered what you should do if you are scammed by a car dealership or a car salesman? What are the used car dealer tricks? How do you avoid a car dealer lying to you about financing?
In order to be a victim you need to learn how to beat the salesman or dealership.
Below are a series of articles or links to various resources. If you read them all you will see a pattern of lying, scheming and outright fraud. Know their games before you are caught in their web of deceit.
Now don’t get me wrong – I really believe there are honest car dealers, but they are so few that they are painted with the same brush as all the bad ones. Do your homework in order to avoid losing money, time and your senses.
Common Auto Dealer Scams – below are links to several articles:
There are several federal and state statutes in place that prohibit car dealer fraud and misrepresentation. While “lemon laws” cover the sale of defective vehicles, car dealer fraud laws are meant to protect consumers looking to purchase a car, truck, van, or motorcycle.
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