Stuart car dealer accused of scamming customers

Stuart car dealer accused of scamming customers


AND HE IS, AS YOU MIGHT IMAGINE, VERY UPSET AND VERY MUCH WANTS HIS MONEY BACK. THE FOLKS HERE HAVE BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR THE LAST COUPLE YEARS. BUT ACCORDING TO THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE, SINCE AROUND MARCH, pHEY’VE BEEN DOING MORE THAN SELLING CARS. THEY’VE BEEN STEALING FROM CUSTOMERS. THIS CAR WAS ALL ORIGINAL. NOT PLASTIC AT ALL. Reporter: LARRY REFERS TO THIS AS HIS BABY. IT’S MY ONLY CHILD. Reporter: THE LANTANA RESIDENT OWNED THE CAR FOR A YEAR AND A HALF. AND DECIDED THEY’D RATHER HAVE A BOAT. SO HE PUT HIS BABY UP TOR SALE. HE TOOK THE CAR TO BLUE MOTORS IN STUART. IT SELLS CARS ON CONSIGN MENT. THAT’S THE OWNER RIGHT THERE. HE’S THE ONE IN THE DARK BLUE O CF1 O POLO. HE TOLD HIM HE’D SELL THE CAR AND GET HIM $25,000. AND ABOUT A MONTH LATER, HE DID SELL THOR CA. BUT ACCORDING TO ROW, HE NEVER SAW A DIME. HE CALLS ME AND SSID IIM BRINGING YOU A CHECK BEFORE NOON. AND NOON CAME AND WENT AND I CALLED HIM HE’S LIKE I’M TRYING TO GET THINGS TOGETHER. Reporter: ROW SAYS HE’S AFTER HIM FOR WEEKS AND ONE DAY HE WENT TO THE LOCATION AND THE DOORS WERE LOCKED. I CALLED THE SHERIFF’S DEEARTMEET IN THE PARKING LOT AND HAD HIM COME OVER TO FILE A STOLEN CAR REPORT. Reporter: AND THAT’S WHEN ROW LEARNED HE WASN’T ALONE. ACCORDING TO THE SHERIFF, HE’S DONE THE SAME THING TO AT LEAST TEN OTHER PEOPLE. MR. DAN SIC TOOK ADVANTAGE OF HIS LIBERTY AS A CAR DEALER TO ULTIMATELY DEFRAUD AND TO STEEL OVER $400,000. Reporter: THAT’S WHY HE NOW HAS A MUG SHOT, ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH GRAND THEFT. LARRY ROW SAYS THAT’S NICE. BUT HE REALLY WANTS HIS $25,000. THIS MONEY DON’T COME EASY FOR GUYS LIKEEME. I’VE WORKED 57 YEARS STRAIGHT. (INDISCERNIBLE) CAR. Reporter: AND BACK HERE LIVE NOW, A JUDGE THIS MORNING SET HIS BOND AT AFTERNOON $450,000. HE WAS ABLE TO POST THAT BOND. HE IS FREE TONIGHT. THEY BELIEVE THERE ARE MANY MORE VICTIMS OUT THERE.

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