(CMR) Police are now investigating a motor vehicle sale scam after receiving reports from persons who have attempted to purchase a black Honda Fit, registration #189-455, from a man offering it ‘for sale’.
These persons have paid over money as a deposit or full payment but have not received delivery of the car in return.
Police want to advise the public that a rental company owns the vehicle, and the attempted sale of the car is a scam.
Anyone who may have information regarding this man or who has engaged him in relation to the purchase of this vehicle is encouraged to contact the police via 911 or the George Town Police Station at 949-4222. Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via their Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or their website.
The RCIPS advises the public that when considering the purchase of a vehicle from an individual to, always request to see the logbook and registration details to ensure the person is the legitimate owner.