I am hestitant to post this but I am cracking under the stress of this problem. I hardly have enough energy to deal with the mundane day to day stuff much less this outrageous car person. My husband needed to sell his fairly new vehicle or return it to the lien holder. A local used car dealer offered to pay it off and gave him several hundred dollars. He agreed to have the credit company paid in full within a couple of weeks. Well this was back in October. My husband has been dealing with this company now for about 4 months. The man makes some payments but does not pay the balance off as he promises to each time my husband speaks with him. Week before last I called an auto dealer association company that has been around for a long time. This company we are dealing with belongs to this association. The woman I spoke with took my information and called the dealer. The dealer called me about 10 minutes later stating that he had sent out a check for the balance owed to the credit company. He lied. He did not pay it off. He sent in a couple of thousand dollars but he did not pay it off. I went online and googled auto dealer fraud but came up with nothing for this kind of scenario. Usually the fraud is about the dealer selling a customer a bill of goods. We can report the vehicle stolen. And most likely will but I am not sure what kind of problems will grow out of this. My husband and I assume that he is scamming the person who bought the vehicle from this dealer as my husband is still the legal owner along with the credit company. Anyone here ever heard of such a situation? Any ideas on how to proceed or what to watch out for? I will file a fraud complaint with the department of justice and I will make negative reports anywhere I can but in the end I just do not want to deal with this. The old me would have had a blast with this situation but the new cfids person (not so new anymore) just wants to cry. My fears are--that who ever has the truck has run up the miles on the vehicle--may have damage the vehicle--may be using the vehicle for illegal activities, etc. The vehicle was booked for nearly $7,000.00 more than what was owed against it but that could have been driven out of it by now. Thanks in advance for any responses.