Used Car Scams And How To Spot Them by Belmonte Auto.

Here’s a great post from Belmonte Auto, a local used auto dealership in Raleigh NC, they share a post about Facebook Marketplace Used Car Scams. How To Spot Them, Protect Yourself, And Keep From Being Scammed When Buying A Used Car.

RALEIGH (WTVD) — A warning for anyone looking to buy a new car. Scammers are flooding social media sites and online for sale websites offering deals that are just too good to be true.

Jordanna Foster almost fell for the scam when she spotted a 2000 Jeep Wrangler on Facebook Marketplace for $2,000.

“I thought it was a great deal. It was an older model, but it had only 75,000 miles. It was a good price and so I thought it would be great, you know a second car just to have fun,” Foster said.

She responded to the ad, and the seller claimed the Jeep was sitting in an eBay storage facility in Augusta, Georgia.

“They would ship it to me for free and let me try it out for five days, and then if I liked it then I could keep it.”

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