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Ask Honest John: Scams And Frauds

Honest John Answers Your Scam And Fraud Queries and Conundrums

I hired a car at Toulouse airport for 10 days in June. I'm unaware of any traffic violation during the hire, but late in July I received a letter from...
I saw a car for sale on a website called ClassicCarsHQ and emailed the seller, but got no reply. Upon further investigation all the sellers have the same...
I'm selling a car, listed it last night around 8pm on various websites. Just after midnight someone sent a text then followed up with the following message...
My Dad, age 79, took his Toyota Auris to a retail chain for tyres. While killing time in a nearby supermarket they called him to say his rear brakes were...
The http://usedcars-shop.com/vehicles website seems to have numerous bargains is it a scam? Although it requires you to pay for a vehicle unseen, it promises...
Please be aware of a scam, it is linked to the search engine so if you are looking for a specific model as I was - a Fiat 500, red, leather, glass roof...
I've seen a car advertised via a well known classifieds website. The price is attractive. Very attractive. The seller says her job has moved to USA and...
I have seen a Porsche 911 advertised online which is considerably cheaper than most others particularly for the age. Although advertised as being for sale...
My son just turned 17 and pestered me to get him a provisional licence. I Googled and the first site that came up was ‘provisionalicence.co.uk’ I clicked...
A word of warning to motorists filling up at automated filling stations in France. I've just returned from a 2-week trip, and on checking my credit card...
I’m the first to admit my own stupid fault but my photo licence was up for renewal, so I typed that into Google and the first website listed deals. It...
I am currently trying to sell my car through AutoTrader. So far, the only four responses have been from scammers saying that they will pay the full price...

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Best available rate 9.20%

Total repayment £9,304.93

Total cost of credit £1,804.93

£155.08

60 monthly payments

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Representative example

The Representative APR is 13.2% (fixed) so if you borrow £7,500 over 4 years at a rate of 13.2% p.a (fixed) you will repay £199.21 per month and repay £9562.20 in total.