October 20, 2021
Business

BBB investigation closes fraudulent local car site | Local News

An investigation by the local Better Business Bureau into a reported scam website masquerading as a former Elizabethtown auto dealership has been taken down, according to a news release.

The website was 62autosalesllc.com.

According to the release, the BBB began receiving reports last month of a website and Facebook business page claiming to represent 62 Auto Sales, an Elizabethtown auto dealership in Elizabethtown that had closed.

“The scammers behind the site and Facebook page used the good reputation built by 62 Auto Sales, as well as the former business’ image and address, to bilk unaware consumers out of thousands of dollars,” the release stated.

Victims, believing they were purchasing vehicles online from a reputable dealership, wired money to…

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