If there’s one thing we can count on, it’s the never-ending innovation of scammers and fraudsters. They can be so enterprising. They never fail to come up with new and nefarious ways to trick unsuspecting car buyers and sellers out of their hard-earned cash. Or cars. Or both. (Just think what they could accomplish if... Continue Reading →
The closures and disruptions of normal processes during the pandemic are bringing out more fraudsters than normal.
Online buying and selling sites like Craigslist and OfferUp make it easy for anyone to list just about anything, so it makes sense that they’re two of the most popular places for people to sell cars. And there are plenty of honest, trustworthy people doing just that. But unfortunately, because there’s no protection for buyers... Continue Reading →
Buying or selling a car is a big transaction—so scammers and thieves have come up with elaborate ways to exploit the process. Here are some of the most common schemes and techniques to watch out for, and the best ways to protect yourself. Title washing You may have heard the phrase “clean title” when referring... Continue Reading →