On Wednesday, the officials announced settlements for 3 different investigations related to the alleged customer fraud that involved auto dealers as well as online sellers of the automotive parts & accessories.
In these cases, the involved businesses agreed to alter their practices, remunerate civil penalties, & agree for paying up the binding arbitration. This helped resolve the consumer complaints which led to alleged violations under the official Consumer Fraud Act, along with various other regulations, as confirmed by the State Division of Consumer Affairs.
General Gurbir Grewal, a New Jersey Attorney mentioned that the consumers in New Jersey deserve to receive the thing they pay their hard earned money for. Whether the consumers spend 1000s of dollars for vehicles at the dealership or spend a small amount for auto parts over the online platform, it’s their right to get the correct product. As demonstrated by the settlements, laws will be enforced vigorously to ensure that consumers are protected from automobile sales fraud.
The New Jersey stated officials listed the following business involved in the settlements.
- Edison Motor Sales, L.L.C.
- Auto Mall 46, Inc.
- Hamilton Automotive Enterprises, L.L.C.
- Route 46 Chrysler, L.L.C.
- Auto Imports, L.L.C.
- Route 46 Subaru, L.L.C.
- Meadowlands Auto Sales, L.L.C
The total settlement is $219,927 including the civil penalties.