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I bought a car payed 1000 dollars down drove it home had to

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I bought a car payed 1000 dollars down drove it home had to put money in to car 3 weeks later they pick up the car and tell me they didn't have it financed and refused to return any of my money back can i do anything so right now out 1500 dollars
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 1 year ago.
Yes, you can report them to the state attorney general (http://www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/2434.htm), and sue them in small claims court for breach of contract (http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2710.htm).This is a type of fraud that is commonly referred to as "yo yo financing" although it usually involves selling the customer a car and letting them take it home, then calling them back to the dealership to force them to renegotiate the deal, it is still illegal.You can also try to get your money back through the BBB (it is faster than a small claims action, and if you are unsuccessful with the BBB you can always file your small claims action afterwards): bbb.org/consumer-complaints/file-a-complaint/get-started