$4M in vehicle titles recovered for New Yorkers

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The New York Governor’s Office announced the state has helped car buyers recoup more than $4 million worth of vehicle titles after the abrupt closing of dealerships.

In additional $2.8 million was recouped from auto dealers and repair shops for fraudulent sales and faulty repairs.

Title recoveries by region:

Region

Combined Value of Vehicles

Number of Consumers Protected

 

 

 

Capital Region

$333,055

14

Finger Lakes

$449,255

34

Long Island

$572,360

21

Mid-Hudson

$998,631 

57

New York City

$1,687,387 

43

Western New York

$25,218

6

 

 

 

Total

$4,065,907

175

To learn more about filing a complaint, visit the DMV’s Guide to Consumers. DMV also provides assistance to businesses and offers information on their rights if faced with a complaint in its Guide for Facilities

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