Q: What can I do about Dealership fraud
I purchased a used car for a small used dealership.it was listed as a2010 with 145k miles. I purchased and didn't read the paper work. It's really a 2007 with 195k miles. They changed the mileage babe. He only refunded me $400. What should I do.
You may sue the dealership in small claims court for fraud. In Michigan, small claims court can hear cases involving up to $6,500.
In your complaint, you must allege that the dealership defrauded you by selling you a car with a different mileage than the one listed on the odometer. You will also need to state the damages you seek, such as the difference in value between the car you purchased and the car you would have purchased if you had known the actual mileage.
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