Ga. Supreme Court Gives Go-Ahead in Fraud Suit Against Dealer
December 02, 2014
ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Nov. 17 that a customer of Payless Auto Deals could proceed with his fraud claim against the dealership and one of its salespeople. The customer alleges that a Payless salesperson told him the minivan he purchased was “undamaged,” when in fact it had been in a wreck, according to the Daily Report.
Subodh Raysoni also alleges that Payless purposefully used an accurate Carfax report to mislead him. The dealership, however, claims the damage was disclosed in the contract —but Justice Keith Blackwell noted that the font was an estimated 5.6 points and nearly illegible.
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