dmv sends tow truck dealer to prison for sales tax fraud

TRaCE Tracks Tow Trucker’s Tax-Dodging Scheme Sacramento – An Oregon man’s five-year tax fraud scheme, which defrauded California out of approximately $250,000, ended on Jan. 7, 2016, with the sentencing of James Robert Walsh, 48, in Sacramento County Superior Court. A joint investigation by California’s Tax Recovery and Criminal Enforcement …

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  Red Flag Rules for Auto Dealers By Ellen Topness, eHow Contributor     An auto dealer must follow the Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flags Rule. The Federal Trade Commission drafted the Red Flags Rule to protect consumers and businesses from identity theft. Auto dealers are included in the group …

buying cars on craigslist can be risky

Couple Arrested After Unknowingly Buying Stolen Car Salesman says he’ll issue a refund “as soon as I get the money.” By John Cadiz Klemack and Brandon Lowrey After seeing a good deal for a used BMW on Craigslist, an Orange County couple bought the car from the seller only to be handcuffed for …

california attorney general to review proposed new car dealer loan markup restrictions

By Brittany-Marie Swanson Rosemary Shahan, president of CARS, speaks at the CFPB’s first public forum on auto lending in November. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety (CARS), a consumer advocacy group, submitted a new ballot initiative to the California attorney general’s office on Oct. 30. Part of …

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Where can I find my VIN? Your vehicle’s unique Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a 17-digit number that can be found on the title document, the vehicle registration, and on the insurance policy. The VIN can also be located at the following locations on the car itself:   On the …

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DEALER EDUCATION PROGRAM Applicants applying for a used dealer or dealer-wholesale only must attend a dealer education program and pass a written examination administered by the Department of Motor Vehicles before submitting their application (11704.5 CVC). The purpose of this program is to ensure that applicants are aware of the laws …

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Title washing are scams that result from the lack of a unified law regulating vehicle documentation in all the states. Many people who bought used cars have already fallen victims to title washing fraud.  Title washing is used by car owners to “erase” the vehicle’s bad history in order to conceal …

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