Car Dealer prosecuted by Trading Standards

Dorset County Council’s Trading Standards recently prosecuted a car dealer within their area.

The offences were selling an un-roadworthy vehicle costing £6500 - fined £250. 

Mis-describing - advertising it as having one previous owner – fined £250. 

The car dealer also had to pay compensation of £4000, legal costs of over £2500 and a Victim Surcharge of £60.

Please be careful in describing vehicles.

Authors: Dennis Chapman, Jason Williams

Published: 21 Jul 2014


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