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    Thread: Dealership Apologizes for Having customer arrested

    1. Member troze1200's Avatar
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      10-03-2012 01:30 PM #71
      Quote Originally Posted by FACTORYBOOST View Post
      Agreed, they had you arrested in your own front yard in front of your neighbors and family. They can apologize all they want, but it still doesn't change the fact that you were arrested and held for 4 hours.
      Let's not forget this owner also most likely lost his job and will pay processing and court fees.

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      10-03-2012 01:34 PM #72
      Quote Originally Posted by titleist1976 View Post
      And THIS is the proper way to go from a VW Golf R to a Audi TT-RS. Or a Traverse to a Escalade.
      No, this is how you go from Transverse to owning the dealership.
      So, they over calculated, messed up on numbers then they call the Police.LoL.
      I would sue the PD aswell. If he showed paperwork w matching #, there was no reason to arrest the guy.
      "Your pants too tight,your wheels too bright"

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      10-03-2012 01:37 PM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by TM87 View Post
      No, this is how you go from Transverse to owning the dealership.
      So, they over calculated, messed up on numbers then they call the Police.LoL.
      I would sue the PD aswell. If he showed paperwork w matching #, there was no reason to arrest the guy.
      The police get to claim they were working in the best interest of the public, the same way they defend themselves when killing the innocent.

      What safeties or securities are in place to keep every dealer adjusting for a $5000 clerical error on each car they sell, every time?

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      10-03-2012 01:42 PM #74
      Quote Originally Posted by titleist1976 View Post
      And THIS is the proper way to go from a VW Golf R to a Audi TT-RS. Or a Traverse to a Escalade.

      meh there's more then one way to upgrade to a TT RS!


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      10-03-2012 02:22 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by Basil Fawlty View Post
      meh there's more then one way to upgrade to a TT RS!
      Did you miss the joke? Or did Gateway do that to his leased car? Which wouldn't surprise me.

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      10-03-2012 04:59 PM #76
      Quote Originally Posted by jepva View Post
      I live in the area with some other Priority dealerships near me and my experiences haven't been pleasant, they have all had the same sleazeball attitude as this situation implies. This is the kind of dealership that has added "market price adjustments" to their window stickers, and services like "Auto Butler" to mark up prices.

      What bothers me so much about this is how the dealership felt entitled to even call the guy in the first place. Sorry but if you sell me the car for a deal and under cost then that's not my problem, mistake or not. A deal is a deal.

      All sales for cars in VA are final, there is no "cooling off" period like other states. The dealership should know it works both ways. If they were on the other end of the transaction, they certainly wouldn't go out of their way to tell you you're overpaying.
      I'm with this guy. Those are the things that were going through my mind when I first saw the thread. No mercy for assh0les like this dealership.

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      10-04-2012 02:44 PM #77
      Quote Originally Posted by troze1200 View Post
      Let's not forget this owner also most likely lost his job and will pay processing and court fees.
      Oh really? Based on what?

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      10-04-2012 03:01 PM #78
      Quote Originally Posted by Hostile View Post
      Oh really? Based on what?
      A lot of places (in at-will states) will fire you if you've been arrested, no questions asked. I've seen it happen. Plus it really screws up applications for future jobs when the application asks 'Have you ever been arrested?'. It's better to answer 'no' than 'yes, but..'.

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      10-04-2012 03:07 PM #79
      Quote Originally Posted by Smigelski View Post
      A lot of places (in at-will states) will fire you if you've been arrested, no questions asked. I've seen it happen. Plus it really screws up applications for future jobs when the application asks 'Have you ever been arrested?'. It's better to answer 'no' than 'yes, but..'.
      I thought that they only asked for felony convictions. Maybe it's different in different places.
      A2Resource
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      10-04-2012 03:36 PM #80
      Quote Originally Posted by VDub2625 View Post
      I thought that they only asked for felony convictions. Maybe it's different in different places.
      Yea there's a big difference between being arrested/charged and convicted guilty. Some places even ask for misdemeanor and traffic convictions but if it was dismissed or thrown out it technically never happened.

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