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DA: Wichita dealership GM failed to supply title, issued fraudulent 60-working day tags

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – A applied car or truck dealership’s basic revenue manager has been ordered to pay out extra than $20,000 in penalties just after the district attorney’s business accused him of failing to present a motor vehicle title and issuing fraudulent 60-working day tags.

The Sedgwick County DA’s place of work said Thomas Anderson, general manager of Credit score King Auto Revenue at 3205 South Broadway, entered into a consent judgment subsequent an investigation by the Buyer Safety Division

“The investigation also located proof of the issuance of fraudulent 60-day short-term registration permits, generally called 60-day tags, on quite a few automobiles marketed by the dealership,” the DA’s business said in a information launch. 

The launch claimed that even though Anderson denied violating the KCPA, he agreed to enter into a consent judgment to settle the make a difference. The judgment calls for him to pay out above $20,000 in civil penalties, costs and bills. The consent judgment also requires a 12-thirty day period probationary time period and cooperation with any long term complaints.

“Anderson agreed to make guaranteed the dealership would not market cars that it did not both have the title to or experienced enough money to situation a refund,” the release mentioned. “He also agreed to deliver education to salespersons to stay clear of a repeat of the allegations and promised to insure all salespersons are adequately accredited prior to engaging in buyer transactions.”

District Lawyer Marc Bennett reminds inhabitants that consumers ought to get certificates of title inside 60 times of vehicle acquire so the buyer can sign up the motor vehicle. Failure to present title inside of 60 times will make the transaction “fraudulent and void,” entitling shoppers to a refund.

Also, dealerships may only issue a purchaser one particular 60-day short-term registration permit following the sale of a car or truck. 

In an e-mail,  the dealership entrepreneurs explained they have no knowledge of this lawful motion and they have not entered into any consent judgement. 

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