Based on our research, nearly 800,000 used cars driving America’s roads right now may be part of an emerging fraud called title washing.
Here’s how the con men do it: they take rebuilt wrecks and cars with odometer issues and make them look like problem-free used cars on paper. The number 1 state for this problem is New Jersey, with 77,096 washed titles. Nationwide, 650,000 of these cars are flood damaged or salvage vehicles.
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