July 2017, Auto Dealer Today - Feature
By Thomas B. Hudson, Esq.
Statewide sweeps should convince dealers to clear the flim-flam artists from your F&I department.
Tags: CFPB, fraud, powerbooking
December 2013, Auto Dealer Today - Feature
By David Gesualdo
Enforcing accountability is the only sure way to prevent the embezzlement of dealership funds.
Tags: car dealer, David Gesualdo, Dealership, embezzlement, employee, fraud, Stephanie Forshee
July 2013, Auto Dealer Today - Feature
By Greg Goebel
Fraudulent paystubs are a serious threat to your dealership and the trust you’ve built with your finance companies.
Tags: bank fraud, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Credit, Credit Applications, Federal Trade Commission, Finance, finance company, fraud, special finance, testimonials
February 2013, Auto Dealer Today - WebXclusive
The magazine’s legal expert weighs in on a court case involving a consumer’s use of the RICO Act to sue a dealer.
Tags: BDC, Customer Relations, FEDERAL REGULATION, fraud, lawsuits, RICO act, wire fraud
By Jim Radogna
Jim Radogna offers 10 insights that will help you navigate the sometimes messy business of advertising.
Tags: advertising, BDC, compliance, false advertisements, Federal Trade Commission, fraud, FTC, radio, Regulators, television advertising
February 2013, Auto Dealer Today - Feature
By Tom Hudson
The magazine's legal expert takes a look at a recent case involving what his lawyer buddies call "common law fraud," and explains why promises made by salespeople can be a tricky affair.
Tags: Carfax, Carfax Report, contracts, court, Deceptive Practices, fraud, Lawsuit, special finance
November 2012, Auto Dealer Today - WebXclusive
Legal expert Thomas Hudson points out the important of a "integration clause" to preclude the buyer from later claiming the dealer orally promised to include in the deal the sun, the moon and the stars.
Tags: Arbitration, BDC, contracts, Deceptive Practices, fraud, integration clause, lawsuits, MVSFA
By David Keller, CPA, CFE
Expert David Keller discusses the importance of security systems and internal control when processing Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) and Automated Clearinghouse (ACH) payments.
Tags: accounting concerns, ach transactions, automated clearing house, banking, BDC, CASH FLOW, computer security, Electronic Transactions, fraud, online security
August 2012, Auto Dealer Today - WebXclusive
CPA and certified fraud examiner David Keller goes over several measures dealers can take to protect their dealerships from internal theft and fraud.
Tags: accounting concerns, BDC, check-kiting scheme, computer security, employee theft, fraud, How Auto Dealers Manage and Mitigate Security and
By Jim Ziegler
Ziegler mourns the loss of Gregg Allman as Ford and Hyundai shake up their leadership teams and Carvana struggles to stay afloat.
By Jim Ziegler
Ziegler has harsh words for the so-called geniuses behind escalating factory incentives, political support for autonomous vehicles, AutoNation's 'millennial-friendly' pay plan, and the Carvana IPO.
By Jim Ziegler
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