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Louisville, KY asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Consumer Law for Kentucky

Q: On July 7th 2020 I went to a local car dealership and traded in my vehicle which I was told to get $1,500 for trade.

I traded in my vehicle which was told to get $1,500 towards purchasing my new car plus I made a down payment of $700 I signed a few papers I gave them the keys to my car I was trading in bring my credit card. The salesman even took a picture of me in front of the car with the keys. Yesterday my friend use my vehicle for some reason I'm not sure why but my tags end up getting ran and the car came back stolen he is now detained and then charged with receiving stolen property $10,000. This friend has terminal brain cancer he's been fighting for the past 7 years. and it's scheduled to have brain surgery in 3 days and he is now in the custody of Louisville metro department of corrections being charged with stolen car that I never reported stolen.. so I call dispatch to try to figure out what's going on and while my car was reported stolen and I was told that the car lot themselves reported the car stolen.. they've never tried to repossess it. Nor do they ever try to contact me in regards

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
Answered
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You need to hire a lawyer to file suit against everyone for your car and deposit.

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