BBB investigation leads to website shutdown of questionable online auto dealer


REPORTING BY ABC2 NEWS MALLORY SOFASTAII — THEY’VE BEEN PUT OUT OF BUSINESS.BECAUSE IF IT MATTERS TO YOU … IT’S A MATTER FOR MALLOR 3 SITE NOT FOUND — THAT’S WHAT YOU’LL SEE IF YOU TRY TO ACCESS THE QUALITY CAR GUYS WEB PAGE.CONSUMERS REPORTED LOSING UPWARDS OF 65-THOUSAND DOLLARS.AND WHILE THE COMPANY’S BEEN STALLED FOR NOW .. THERE’S A CHANCE THEY COULD GET THEIR SCHEME RUNNING AGAIN SOON.IT WAS AT THIS WAREHOUSE IN DUNDALK THAT THE USED AUTO DEALER ALLEGED TO BE OPERATING OUT OF .. BUT WHEN WE CHECKED IT OUT .. THERE WERE NO CARS FOR SALE … AND NO SIGN OF THE BUSINESS.IT TURNED OUT TO BE A FRONT .. ONE THEY USED TO DUPE MULTIPLE PEOPLE INCLUDING ALIYU ARUNA — WHO LOST 40- THOUSAND DOLLARAND THAT WEBSITE WAS STILL WORKING EVEN AFTER ARUNA REPORTED THE COMPANY TO MULTIPLE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CONSUMER PROTECTION AGENCIES.HE ALSO REPORTED IT TO THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU WHO LAUNCHED ITS OWN INVESTIGATIO3 ANGIE BARNETT AND HER TEAM DOCUMENTED EVERYTHING AND SENT THE INFORMATION ALONG WITH OUR NEWS REPORT TO THE SOFTWARE HO3 A WIN FOR JERICA JOHNSON — THE WEBSITE WAS A VALUABLE TOOL USED BY THE SCAMMERS .. THE SOFTWARE HOST SPECIALIZES IN WEB DESIGN FOR USED AUTO DEALERS3 BUT THE COMPANY IS FAR FROM LEGITIMATE — EVEN THEIR EMPLOYEE PHOTO ON LINKED IN IS A FAKE .. WE FOUND THIS IMAGE ON SHUTTERSTOCK3 AND THEY’RE LIKELY TO KEEP UP THE CHARADE — THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT JUST A SPEED BUMP IN THEIR PURSUIT OF DECEIT3 IT’S TRUE THE INTERNET ENABLES SCAMMERS .. SOFTWARE HOSTS, DOMAIN PROVIDERS — THEY DON’T NECESSARILY HAVE A VETTING PROCESS.WHICH IS WHY IT’S UP TO THE CONSUMER TO BE EXTRA THOROUGH — IF YOU’RE CONSIDERING BUYING A USED CAR ONLINE, DEALERS IN MARYLAND MUST BE LICENSED.THE MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION HAD NO RECORD OF QUALITY CAR GUYS. KELLY? 3 SOME OTHER TIPS TO AVOID BEING DUPED INCLUDE GOOGLING THE BUSINESS NAME WITH THE WORDS “COMPLAINT” .. “SCAM” .. OR “REVIEWS”ALSO — CHECK THE BUSINESS ADDRESS ONLINE AND LOOK FOR ANY COMMENTS OR POSTS FROM FOLLOWERS ON THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES.IF YOU HAVE A MATTER FOR MALLORY, SHE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU. EMAIL HER AT MALLORY AT WMAR DOT COM. 3 3

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