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Date: 4/22/2015 5:54 AM (PST)

Yes I just recently bought a car in fort Lauderdale/Miami and I put 3500 down and that first day I gave him 2500 and I agreed to pay the other thousand a couple of weeks later and which that made the 3500 dollars so me and my spouse said we were looking towards some money and back pay and he sit his own do date for when I bring another 1000 to go towards my car so he calls me up and say you owe me a thousand dollars and I told him a volunteered to bring some more money back to go towards the car so I can hurry it on paying the car he wanted me to pay him 500 on the day he called and he said I'm working a deal with you you need the money today and I'll make you're car payment for the next 2 months but it didn't seem right so I got up on Monday morning and my car was repossed cause he sent a tow truck down here to get it now he's charging me a extra 800 dollars for towing the vehicle when I'm up to date with my car payment and I don't owe anything I volunteer to bring him extra money towards the car and he said I owe him because I have my signature by 1000 dollars I told him to give me time he refused and gave me 14 business days to pay the money and I'm like that's not right at all I want my money back or he needs to give my car back cause I'm not behind in nothing

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Date: 4/22/2015 12:38 PM (PST)

Hi Jessica, It's unfortunate that you are having a difficult time dealing with Golden Bridge Auto Sales. We received your complaint and you will receive an email notification when it has been processed. We will request the company provide us with a response and address your complaint and the resolution you are seeking. The Federal Trade Commission has a Used Car Rule which you can read about in our Used Car Warranties, Implied Warranties, and As-Is Sales resource guide here: http://www.businessconsumeralliance.org/tips/auto/used-car-warranties-implied-warranties-and-%22as-is%22-sales-157 Under the Federal Trade Commission's Used Car Rule, all sellers of used cars (except private owners) are required to place a "Buyers Guide" sticker in the window of their used cars, light- duty vans, and light-duty trucks. Since laws and regulations vary by state, you may want to contact the regulatory agency for Motor Vehicle Dealers in your state, which is the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. You can learn more about dealer licensing and regulations at http://www.flhsmv.gov/dmv/dealer.html
Florida also has a Consumer's Car Buyer's Rights information booklet you can read here: http://www.flhsmv.gov/safetytips/PDFs/BuyingVehicle.pdf
This booklet contains information regarding contract requirements and responsibilities for both the dealer and buyer.

We also have a Vehicle Repossession Resource Guide you can read for more information and resources regarding auto repossession: http://www.businessconsumeralliance.org/tips/auto/what-you-should-know-about-vehicle-repossession-168 Topics include Steps To Take To Avoid Repossession, Why and How a Creditor Can Seize Your Vehicle, and Your Rights When Your Vehicle Is Repossessed. In Florida, The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, licenses and regulates recovery and repossession industries. You can review more information about Florida repossession regulations here http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Licensing/Recovery-and-Repossession

Jessica, We are excited to announce a new program developed exclusively for consumers called the Consumer Ally program. It was made for a community of consumers who share our mission of protecting people like you from being scammed by promoting first-rate business practices and warning others of scams. It's free to sign up, which you can do here: http://www.businessconsumeralliance.org/consumer-ally If you have any questions, you can reply to this thread or contact me directly at atingler@businessconsumer.org. Thank you.

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Date: 9/23/2016 10:53 AM (PST)

Hi William Lawrence. Thank you for contacting us and using our complaint mediation services. Your online complaint has been received and processed. you will receive a notification with your complaint information shortly. You can view our report on this business here http://www.checkbca.org/report/rapid-auto-title-loans-156270085.

I reviewed your complaint and you asked about repossession laws. Laws and regulations vary in each state, but we have a helpful Vehicle Repossession Resource Guide that contains information and resources regarding auto repossession which you can read here http://www.checkbca.org/tips/auto/what-you-should-know-about-vehicle-repossession-168. Topics include Steps To Take To Avoid Repossession, Why and How a Creditor Can Seize Your Vehicle, and Your Rights When Your Vehicle Is Repossessed.

With regard to the laws in Florida, The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, licenses and regulates recovery and repossession industries. You can review more information about Florida repossession regulations here http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Licensing/Recovery-and-Repossession.

William Lawrence, I would like to let you know about our program developed exclusively for consumers called the Consumer Ally program. It was made for a community of consumers who share our mission of protecting people like you from being scammed by promoting first-rate business practices and warning others of scams. It's free to sign up, which you can do here: http://www.businessconsumeralliance.org/consumer-ally If you have any questions, you can reply to this thread or contact me directly at atingler@checkbca.org. Thank you.

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