odometer tampering

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My boyfriend bought a blazer 3yrs ago and just found out that there was a roll back on the odometer which he was not told about. He tried to refine the loan and they told him no because of this. Is there anything that he can do?


Based on what you say here, you could probably file suit against them (or at least threaten to do so) in small claims court or in regular court; filing in small claims court is easier and requires no attorney...you could try to collect all of the costs and damages that you suffered due to their behavior... You may also report them to your state attorney general's office.
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Though odometer tampering is prohibited in most EU countries, sanctions vary, the report warns, and only in five member states can consumers access pre-purchase mileage information, Belgium, the UK, Hungary, the Netherlands and Sweden.
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Melbourne, August 28 (ANI): In what is being called one of the Australia's worst cases of odometer tampering, a Queensland's man has been found guilty of erasing more than four million kilometres from the history of each of 38 cars bought at auction before scurrying them off to unsuspecting buyers.
the Turners had claims for breach of warranty, unfair trade practice violations and odometer tampering," the lawsuit said.
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