Hijackers Use False Protection Claims to Lure Online Shoppers

The FBI today is warning the public that online vehicle shoppers are being victimized by fraudulent vehicle sales and false claims of vehicle protection programs (VPP). In fraudulent vehicle sales, criminals attempt to sell vehicles they do not own. They create an attractive deal by advertising vehicles for sale at prices below book value. Often the sellers purport they need to sell the vehicle because they are moving for work, to include military deployments.

Full story http://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/hijackers-use-false-protection-claims-to-lure-online-shoppers?utm_campaign=email-Immediate&utm_medium=email&utm_source=national-press-releases&utm_content=20719

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