Car Buying Scams

When car buying started happening on any scale, car buying scams quickly emerged. Today, the modern motorist or aspiring motorist has to be diligent and cautious of the many scams endemic to trading in automobiles on the private and commercial level. 

Car buying scams take many, many forms. Some are committed by dealerships, as either yo-yo financing scams or bait-and-switch schemes where the car you want is no longer there, or covering cosmetic or mechanical damage.


Car Buying Scams: List Below

Private buying can be even more fraught with peril, with car-buying scams ranging from fraudulent advertising to false car scams that lure people into a robbery. 

Watch this space to learn about car scams as they emerge in the news. See below:

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