[FROM THE ARCHIVES] Imaginary vehicles
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟭𝟮 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬.
As the global coronavirus pandemic continues, consumers are becoming more comfortable with online shopping, even for big items like vehicles. But buyer beware, because whether you’re buying from a trusted website or following up on an advertisement on a social media platform, it’s never been riskier to part with your money. That was the case for some unlucky bargain hunters who found a tempting promotion selling repossessed cars on auction for a song. But within hours of making payment the car, the auction and the money disappeared from sight. It’s an elaborate scam by a dealership that doesn’t even exist. Carte Blanche investigates.