Uber Scams

Greedy drivers. Entitled riders. Uber imposters. There’s no limit to innovation when it comes to Uber scams, and new variations come up every day. By imposters, we refer to identity thieves and phishing messages posing as Uber. Some passengers will “blackmail” drivers to get free rides or unfair chargebacks. Drivers tend to overcharge clients for … Read more

Need to Fill Up? Beware of Gas Station Scams

Many of us have a “bad” habit. We know we need to refuel the car, but because we have somewhere to drive, we want to spend as little time as possible at the gas station. But this busyness can lead to overlooking frequent gas station rip-offs. Machine not working? Overpriced gas? Not a big deal; … Read more

Sneaky Parking Lot Scams To Watch Out For

Who isn’t busy these days? As you drive near the parking space, the game starts.  “I have no time for this.” – You say to yourself. You pay to the closest attendant, find a spot, and walk into the building. Later you realize you may have paid a fake attendant money for free parking. Are … Read more

How To Avoid a Used Car Scam: Put The Brakes On!

Buying the newest car isn’t always the best option, especially if it’s your first one. There’s a car model out there for each driver, based on how you want to use it. Sleek? Economic? Reliable? Your dream car could be waiting for you for a much lower price on a private owner deal. The question … Read more

Car Rental Scams & How You Can Avoid These

Preparing for a trip? Depending on your location, you might have thought of getting around on four wheels. Renting a car is usually not a cheap thing to do, so you need to make sure to avoid shady rental companies that could inflate this price even further. There are so many businesses offering the same … Read more

Ultimate Guide To Auto Insurance Scams And How to Avoid Them

The auto insurance business is a highly competitive sector. As the market develops and grows, so do the market challenges. To stay in the game some car insurance companies may develop dubious practices in order to make profit. They themselves are a target of preying clients as well. In the automotive insurance industry fraud can … Read more

Odometer Fraud – Rolling Back the Mileometer

High or low mileage cars? On a tight budget, you may see used cars cheaper and reliable. A high-mileage car in great condition may be a great buyer’s choice! “Too many kilometers” depends on the car status, brand, and type. High numbers mean the car is reliable if we ignore the shorter durability and possible … Read more