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Report: $150,000 Maserati Stolen During Test Drive

Today’s story is that of a crime that was committed while an expensive vehicle was out for what was supposed to be a run-of-the mill test drive.

March 7, 2017
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Feb
25
2017
Allegation: Dealership Suddenly Closed, Customer Cars Gone

The dealership suddenly closed and cleared out inventory, allegedly taking customer vehicles with them.

Feb. 25, 2017
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Report: Honda Dealership Managers Stole Customer Down Payments

Today’s story is that of a reported scam that involved franchise dealership managers stealing customers’ down payments for their own personal use.

Feb. 16, 2017
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Three People Charged In Alleged Scam Using Credit Applications Stolen From Dealership Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) have arrested a 29-year-old in connection with an identity theft investigation, seizing stolen items and drugs in the process.

March 16, 2017
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Car Jacking: Salesman Jumps Out of Moving Truck

A man showed up at a dealership with a woman and kids before heading out for a test drive in a Chevy SIlverado.

March 11, 2017
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Feb
21
2017
Infiniti Dealership Theft, 115 MPH Police Chase

We’ve reported multiple times previously about thefts occurring at luxury stores in the greater Chicago area. Today’s story is that another similar heist has occurred.

Feb. 21, 2017
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Trump Takes Action On Auto Industry Standards President Donald Trump visited Michigan and made an announcement.

March 15, 2017
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Report: Mustang Runs Into Lamborghini Dealership

Today’s story involves a caught-on-camera situation with a sports car, an exotic vehicle dealership and slick weather conditions.

March 14, 2017
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More Vehicle Thefts From Dealership In Chicago Area

We reported just yesterday on Chicago vehicle thefts, and unfortunately we have another theft to report today. Five cars were stolen last night from a dealership in west suburban Villa Park.

Feb. 14, 2017
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CDK, Reynolds and Reynolds Lawsuit: A Deeper Look As we recently reported, the complaint says that CDK and Reynolds are illegally blocking MVSC from joining their data access programs, which would grant MVSC access to data from dealership management systems (DMS).

Feb. 16, 2017
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Bye-Bye Beepi?

Beepi, the used car marketplace that raised $150 million dollars, has now officially gone bust. The company has been shut down, and sold off in parts to repay debts.

Feb. 17, 2017
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Mar
21
2017
Sheriff Loaned Dealership $150,000 Using Funds From Inmate Food Account

Lawyers for Ana Franklin, a sheriff in Morgan County, Alabama, have admitted in a federal court filing that Franklin’s $150,000 investment in a used car dealership that went bankrupt came from the Morgan County Jail inmate food account.

March 21, 2017
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