• Report: #1044970

Complaint Review: Skyway Towing And Recovery

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  • Submitted: Sun, April 21, 2013
  • Updated: Sun, April 21, 2013

  • Reported By: Citizen — St Petersburg Florida
Skyway Towing And Recovery
2263 6th Ave S Saint Petersburg, Florida United States of America

Skyway Towing And Recovery Sky Way Towing Towing Scam Organized Crime in St Petersburg Saint Petersburg, Florida

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All businesses in downtown that serve the public and allow skyway towing to tow away cars will do so reguardless of their own customers cars.  This is a scam and the city will revoke their operating license.  Anyone who has experienced this unlawful towing without permission by the operating business or any formal request from the buildings manager is illegal. Please contact the state attorneys office. They also refused to sign the receipt which is a violation : 9. When a vehicle or vessel has been towed or removed pursuant to this section, it must be released to its owner or custodian within one hour after requested. Any vehicle or vessel owner or agent shall have the right to inspect the vehicle or vessel before accepting its return, and no release or waiver of any kind which would release the person or firm towing the vehicle or vessel from liability for damages noted by the owner or other legally authorized person at the time of the redemption may be required from any vehicle or vessel owner, custodian, or agent as a condition of release of the vehicle or vessel to its owner. A detailed, signed receipt showing the legal name of the company or person towing or removing the vehicle or vessel must be given to the person paying towing or storage charges at the time of payment, whether requested or not.(b) These requirements are minimum standards and do not preclude enactment of additional regulations by any municipality or county including the right to regulate rates when vehicles or vessels are towed from private property.(3) This section does not apply to law enforcement, firefighting, rescue squad, ambulance, or other emergency vehicles or vessels that are marked as such or to property owned by any governmental entity.(4) When a person improperly causes a vehicle or vessel to be removed, such person shall be liable to the owner or lessee of the vehicle or vessel for the cost of removal, transportation, and storage; any damages resulting from the removal, transportation, or storage of the vehicle or vessel; attorneys fees; and court costs.(5)(a) Any person who violates subparagraph (2)(a)2. or subparagraph (2)(a)6. commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.(b) Any person who violates subparagraph (2)(a)1., subparagraph (2)(a)3., subparagraph (2)(a)4., subparagraph (2)(a)7., or subparagraph (2)(a)9. commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 04/21/2013 01:10 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Skyway-Towing-And-Recovery/Saint-Petersburg-Florida-33712/Skyway-Towing-And-Recovery-Sky-Way-Towing-Towing-Scam-Organized-Crime-in-St-Petersburg-1044970. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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