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Selling A Car On Craigslist? Watch Out For This New Scam
Selling A Car On Craigslist? Watch Out For This New Scam

Craigslist is great for many things. Finding jobs that no one wants. Finding beds that have seen better days. Finding companionship. For an hour, anyway. It's also very popular with people selling cars. If you're one of them, watch out for a new scam that could defraud you of your vehicle, leaving...Read More»

Used car salesman
Craigslist Used Car Scams: How To Avoid Getting Taken For A Ride

Shopping for a used car can be stressful because there are so many options to consider. Do you go to a brand-affiliated dealership? The no-name lot around the corner? Or do you scour the classified ads on Craigslist? If you prefer the third option, beware: there are numerous used-car scammers...Read More»

Sleazy Car Salesman
Feds Host Roundtables, Launch Investigation Into Dealer Practices

With the price of a new car averaging more than $28,000 and the average dealer-sold used car running around $14,000, most vehicle shoppers opt to either finance or lease. While dealer-arranged financing is certainly more convenient, it's not always fair, and it's not always straightforward. And...Read More»

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Scam Alert: Beware Of Suspicious Oil Leak, Mechanic Referral

If someone ever walks up to you and points out an oil leak, then just happens to know of a mechanic who they say can fix it for cheap, be very wary. The scam sure isn't new, but it's again found new life in Western New York State. In recent years, according to the Consumer Federation of America...Read More»

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