FLORIDA — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 450,000 cars are sold nationwide each year with false odometer readings costing consumers over a billion dollars a year.
In America, odometer fraud cost over $1 billion annually.
Here are a few things you can do in order to protect yourself from odometer fraud when buying a used car.
- Get an inspection
- Inspect the vehicle
- Research the seller
- Get a vehicle history report
If you do find yourself a victim of odometer fraud you can file a complaint with the Attorney General.
Click here for more information or to file a complaint in Florida.