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Nearly $1.1m recovered for New York consumers from auto dealers and repair shops

Staff Writer |
Nearly $1.1 million in refunds and repairs from auto dealers and repair shops has been recovered and returned to consumers in New York.

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The Department of Motor Vehicles' Vehicle Safety Division, which is tasked with investigating consumer complaints, made these recoveries last year on behalf of 603 consumers throughout the state.

DMV receives more than 6,000 consumer complaints every year involving vehicle dealers or repair shops accused of selling vehicles in poor condition, failing to register vehicles, committing inspection fraud, and making faulty repairs.

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