September 28, 2021

BBB: Don’t fall for this parking lot dent repair scam | News

BBB Scam Tracker is getting reports of persuasive strangers claiming to “fix” dents in your car. When getting in or out of your vehicle, stay alert to the following tactics and avoid falling prey to this scam.

Here is how this scam works. A person approaches you in the parking lot of a store stating they noticed dents on your car. It just so happens that they work at a body shop and can fix them for you! They promise to charge much less than what a shop would, and they can make the repairs on the spot while you are shopping. The “repair person” may try to appeal to your altruistic side by claiming that you’d be supporting their small business.

If you agree to the repairs, more than likely you will end up with…

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