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Friday, February 24, 2006

Scam of the Week: Flood cars

Flood_car_ksnThe Scam: Flood-damaged vehicles
The Targets: Used-car buyers
The Hook: Unbelievably low prices - literally
The Scammers: Fly-by-night salesmen and dealers
How to avoid being victimized: 1) Research the car market 2) Seek a reputable dealer 3) Inspect the vehicle...and more. See this week's Consumer Corner on this topic by Kansas AG Phill Kline. Or read it here.

Pictured vehicle featured on Wichita's KSN-TV story about flood-damaged cars.


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