Western state takes a bite out of curbstoning

This western statehas had a most significant impact with combating curbstoning.  Harmari Curbfinder report has helped state enforcement of unlicensed motor vehicle dealers (curbstoners) with 60 cases where more than 6 vehicles were advertised for sale on free classified websites within 12 months.  The average fines imposed on each case were $8,000.  In one instance,…mm

Auto Ad Sentry reduces illegal online classified ads by 24%

Based on a recent study conducted in a major motor vehicle sales jurisdiction within North America, Auto Ad SentryTM reduced the presence of unlicensed motor vehicle dealers (curbstoners) in online classifieds websites by 24%. The study was carried out using data gleaned from a popular online classified from June through December 2012. Curbstoners were identified…mm

Auto Theft and Curbstoning

Auto Theft Professional criminals have many different ways of cashing in on their stolen cars, motorcycles, trailers, RVs or even heavy equipment.  Whether it is cloning the vehicle’s VIN, retagging, chop shops, financing fraud, or otherwise, the Craigslist Power Search can open up the investigation.  It allows you to search by keyword, phone number, or…mm