Video: Beware of hurricane-ravaged cars for sale

Video: Beware of hurricane-ravaged cars for sale


KAREN IF SOMETHING IS TOO GOOD : TO BE TRUE IT PROBABLY IS AND WORKERS HERE AT THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU SAY SCAMMERS ARE COMING UP WITH NEW WAYS TO TARGET UNSUSPECTING PEOPLE.rt ANGIE BARNETT, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU OF GREATER MARYLAND SAYS SCAMMERS ARE TRYING TO PROFIT FROM THE DEVASTATION CAUSED BY HURRICANE HARVEY AND IRMA. THEY’RE SELLING FLOODED CARS.>>THEY CAN LITERALLY HAVE THEMrt TURNED AROUND AND FLOODING OUR MARKET WITHIN DAYS. THAT’S THE THING WE WANT TO BE CAREFUL OF. KAREN: IT IS ESTIMATED THATrt HARVEY FLOODED MORE THAN 500,000 VEHICLES IN TEXAS. BARNETT SAYS USED CAR LOTS WILL REPLACE INVENTORY WITH FLOODED VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN CLEANED OUT.rt>>LOOK AT THE SCREWS THAT MOUNT THE SEAT TO THE CAR. IF THE SCREWS HAVE BEEN FRESHLY REPLACED THAT MIGHT BE AN INDICATOR THAT THE SEATS WERE REMOVED FOR THE CARPET TO BE DRIED AND CLEANED.rt KAREN BARNETT RECOMMENDS GETTING : A CARFAX REPORT OR HAVE A TRUSTED MECHANIC CHECK OUT THE VEHICLE.rt ANOTHER SCAM TO BE LEERY OF IS INVESTMENT FRAUD. PEOPLE LOOKING TO HELP REBUILD HURRICANE-RAVAGED COMMUNITIES. X THESErt ARE REALLY PONZI SCHEMES. THEY ARE DESIGNED TO CAPITALIZE ON THE DESIRE TO HELP, THE DESIRE TO MAKE A BUCK. KAREN BARNETT SAYS WATCH OUT FOR : RED FLAGS LIKE UNSOLICITED EMAILS OR SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGErtS ASKING FOR DONATIONS.>>WHAT YOU WANT TO DO IS ASK YOURSELF IS THIS THE SMARTEST WAY AND THE SMARTEST TIME INVEST. DON’rtT HURRY INTO IT. ALWAYS USE AN INVESTOR THAT IS REGISTERED WITH THE SEC. KAREN BARNETT SAYS BEFORE YOU : HAVE YOU OVER YOUR HARD-EARNED CASH, DO YOUR RESEARCH TO MAKE SURE YOUR ARE DONATING TO Art LEGITIMATE ORGANIZATIO FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND TO STAY SAFE, VISIT OUR WEBSITE WBALTV.COM.rt WE HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ON OUR WEBSITE.