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  • I made a false insurance claim to protect a friend, now a family member of his wants me to change the claim I made.

    how do I avoid fraud charges, the other party is being very aggressive and I do not believe I should speak to him before gaining legal counsel or advice, what should I do?

    Scott’s Answer

    you're right, make sure you get legal advice and representation.

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  • I am a victim of fraud what can I do?

    I believe I have been scam can I get my money back?

    Scott’s Answer

    ,.,................ maybe ..........................

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  • I bought a vehicle "as is" from a dealership. I discovered later that the vehicle had improper tires. How should I proceed?

    I bought a vehicle "as is" at a used car dealership. It is a 2010 Ford Transit Connect. I took it to my mechanic before I paid for the vehicle and he cleared the vehicle of any issues. In the following couple of months, I noticed that my tire p...

    Scott’s Answer

    I hate to say it but your trusted mechanic looks like he messed up, so, at least try to get a refund for his service and in the future, like ALL consumers out there , please have your mechanic look at the vehicle PRIOR to purchase.

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  • What should or could I do in this situation?

    I bought a 2001 BMW from a used car dealership and the service engine light turned on the day after I bought the car. I took it back to the dealership and all they did was clear the service engine soon light off. I had more issues a day after, whi...

    Scott’s Answer

    Your rights are to not get cheated. Check on line at the BAR website to see if they smogged the car before sale. Have it looked at by a BMW shop to see what the problem is / was to make sure you know if they knew or if they should have known about the issue(s). If they cheated you, you have a claim, potentially. If not, you do not. Good luck with it.

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  • What can i do about my car i bought

    i bought a car off a local dealer and since then ive been going back and forth with the mechanics etc. Now this all happened within 30 days of the warranty of the car its been 4 months already and over 4 visits for the same issue. Now this car isn...

    Scott’s Answer

    1- A car may not be sold "as is" AND with a warranty, as "as is" means no warranty, by law/by definition. This is a good reason alone to have all of your repair orders reviewed by a competent lemon law/auto fraud attorney;
    2- IF they undertake to repair under warranty and do a lousy job, the warranty will not expire until it's "fixed" or two months go by from the prior repair attempt, in CA;
    3- Knowing what the problem is would be helpful as something like a radio is NOT covered, but, a transmission or an engine may be?
    4- There are options and possibilities for a remedy but you need to look in to having all repair orders and all sales docs reviewed by counsel.

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  • Do I need a lawyer for this vehicle purchase disaster?

    I traded in my vehicle that I bought new to the same dealership & purchased a used car. I was insured that the dealership would find a financier. Weeks pass & I am told I need to come to lot and talk about the issue. That day I was told that they ...

    Scott’s Answer

    I would do two things if I were you. First thing I would do is research the yoyo scam. the next thing I would do is give this crook back his vehicle get yours get all your money and move on.

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  • My boyfriend and I purchased a motorcycle together of which I put most of the money down. We broke up and he is now hiding it...

    I put $18,000 down and a $500 holding deposit to the dealership so they would finance us the other $5,000 left on the motorcycle. My boyfriend I bought the bike with agreed he would give me every income tax return he got until the bike was paid of...

    Scott’s Answer

    you mean you can't get an atty to take the case or you can't get it a to takyou an atty to take the case for free? A case review for a modest fee should give you some good direction.

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  • Oral Promise to leave son his home at death.

    Does an "oral promise " to leave a son his home after he dies , have any validity at the person's death. There are plenty of witnesses that the person made the promise and his good mental capacity. He just wanted it kept secret till death. ...

    Scott’s Answer

    There are a LOT of issues with this scenario; trusts and estates issues, contract issues, statute of fraud issues, real estate issues and also, it's almost impossible to have a "lot of witnesses" and still have the intent to keep it a secret, so, I'd strongly suggest you search for the secret writing, if you want to improve your chances of carrying the day on this line of thinking.

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  • Dealership sold me a lemon

    I bought a truck with 50/50 warranty. My motor went out a month later. Dealer took to his macanic i paid half 1,400 for motor . it was not done right call dealership took it in said nothing wrong now motor went out again he said mecanic said he wi...

    Scott’s Answer

    If the dealer is a buy here pay here place they must offer a 100/100 warranty for no less than 30 days or 1,000 miles. That violation, if it is one, is enough to give dealer headaches. Since dealer "honored" it's part of the warranty, the next thing to look at is the fix. IF it did not last, as represented, the "fixed" must now fix AND the warranty itself extends until the part is fixed. So, you have options.

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  • I had my truck serviced at the dealership and not 2 mins after leaving the dealership my tire fell off while driving.

    I took my truck to get serviced at a major Chevy dealership have the oil changed and tires rotated. I went to the dealship picked up my truck and drove off and less than a mile down the road my back driver side tire fell off. The tow truck drive...

    Scott’s Answer

    Yes, you have a claim. Sorry for your problem. Make sure to get a copy of all police, tow reports. Also, get a copy of the Chevy repair and the new repair.

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