Report: #1269972

Complaint Review: Car Match USA

  • Submitted: Mon, November 23, 2015
  • Updated: Tue, November 24, 2015
  • Reported By: Equity One — Beverly Hills California USA
  • Car Match USA
    515 N Flagler Dr. Suite 300
    West Palm Beach, Florida
    USA

Car Match USA Alan Palange CAR MATCH USA IS an ILLEGAL UNDERCOVER VEHICLE SUB-LEASE COMPANY West Palm Beach Florida

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Car Match USA located at a mailbox drop at 515 N Flagler Dr. Suite 300, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 The undercover Owner of this company is Alan Palange and the daily scam of this company is running by Mark, this company is totality illegal they state they’re running a marketing company, but there are putting cars on their website for lease takeover without qualifying for the lease (Sublease is illegal in all 50 States) They charged the owner of the car a marketing fee and sublease the car to anyone that have $3500.00 to give them. And the owner of the car does not get a dime of the money. This is a scam. we have talk to several car owners how have lost their car and that credit dealing with this company. This also state that they have been in business since 2009 we looked up the domain and discovered that they just registered the domain for carmatchusa.org by Godaddy on May 5, 2014 so they just been in business for only one year, how can you trust a company that lies like this. [continued below]....

..... We paid this company to take over a lease and still have not gotten the car or our money back, so we have filed a complaint with the attorney general’s office in California and Florida also with several other regulatory agencies in consumer website. Here are some laws you should know before you sub lease your car or let someone take over the payment in you. HERE’S SOME STATE SUBLEASING LAWS VEHICLES - Sections 570-574 2005 California Penal Code Sections 570-574 CHAPTER 12.7. UNLAWFUL SUBLEASING OF MOTOR VEHICLES PENAL CODE SECTION 570-574 570. An act of unlawful subleasing of a motor vehicle, as defined in Section 571, shall be punishable by imprisonment in the state prison or in the county jail for not more than one year, or by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or by both that fine and imprisonment. 571. (a) A person engages in an act of unlawful subleasing of a motor vehicle if all of the following conditions are met: (1) The motor vehicle is subject to a lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement the terms of which prohibit the transfer or assignment of any right or interest in the motor vehicle or under the lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement. (2) The person is not a party to the lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement. (3) The person transfers or assigns, or purports to transfer or assign, any right or interest in the motor vehicle or under the lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement, to any person who is not a party to the lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement. (4) The person does not obtain, prior to the transfer or assignment described in paragraph (3), written consent to the transfer or assignment from the motor vehicle's lessor, seller, or secured party. (5) The person receives compensation or some other consideration for the transfer or assignment described in paragraph (3). (b) A person engages in an act of unlawful subleasing of a motor vehicle when the person is not a party to the lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement, and assists, causes, or arranges an actual or purported transfer or assignment, as described in subdivision (a). 572. (a) The actual or purported transfer or assignment, or the assisting, causing, or arranging of an actual or purported transfer or assignment, of any right or interest in a motor vehicle or under a lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement, by an individual who is a party to the lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement is not an act of unlawful subleasing of a motor vehicle and is not subject to prosecution. (b) This chapter shall not affect the enforceability of any provision of any lease contract, conditional sale contract, security agreement, or direct loan agreement by any party thereto. 573. (a) The penalties under this chapter are in addition to any other remedies or penalties provided by law for the conduct proscribed by this chapter. (b) If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held to be unconstitutional, the remainder of the chapter and the application of its provisions to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby. 574. As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Buyer" has the meaning set forth in subdivision (c) of Section 2981 of the Civil Code. (b) "Conditional sale contract" has the meaning set forth in subdivision (a) of Section 2981 of the Civil Code. Notwithstanding subdivision (k) of Section 2981 of the Civil Code, "conditional sale contract" includes any contract for the sale or bailment of a motor vehicle between a buyer and a seller primarily for business or commercial purposes. (c) "Direct loan agreement" means an agreement between a lender and a purchaser whereby the lender has advanced funds pursuant to a loan secured by the motor vehicle which the purchaser has purchased. (d) "Lease contract" means a lease contract between a lessor and lessee as this term and these parties are defined in Section 2985.7 of the Civil Code. Notwithstanding subdivision (d) of Section 2985.7 of the Civil Code, "lease contract" includes a lease for business or commercial purposes. (e) "Motor vehicle" means any vehicle required to be registered under the Vehicle Code. (f) "Person" means an individual, company, firm, association, partnership, trust, corporation, limited liability company, or other legal entity. (g) "Purchaser" has the meaning set forth in subdivision (33) of Section 1201 of the Commercial Code. (h) "Security agreement" and "secured party" have the meanings set forth, respectively, in paragraphs (73) and (72) of subdivision (a) of Section 9102 of the Commercial Code. "Security interest" has the meaning set forth in subdivision (37) of Section 1201 of the Commercial Code. (i) "Seller" has the meaning set forth in subdivision (b) of Section 2981 of the Civil Code, and includes the present holder of the conditional sale contract. Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. California may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources. 2011 Florida Statutes 817.5621 Unlawful subleasing of a motor vehicle.— (1) It is unlawful for any person who is not a party to a lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement which transfers any right or interest in a motor vehicle to: (a) Obtain or exercise control over the motor vehicle and then sell, transfer, assign, or lease the motor vehicle to another person without first obtaining written authorization from the secured creditor, lessor, or lienholder for the sale, transfer, assignment, or lease if he or she receives compensation or other consideration for the sale, transfer, assignment, or lease of the motor vehicle; or (b) Assist, cause, or arrange the actual or purported sale, transfer, assignment, or lease of the motor vehicle to another person without first obtaining written authorization from the secured creditor, lessor, or lienholder for the sale, transfer, assignment, or lease if he or she receives compensation or other consideration for assisting, causing, or arranging the sale, transfer, assignment, or lease of the motor vehicle. (2) Any person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. (3) Notwithstanding any other remedy or relief to which a person is entitled, anyone suffering damage as a result of a violation of this section may bring an action to recover or obtain actual damages, equitable relief, including, but not limited to, an injunction or restitution of money and property, punitive damages, reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, and any other relief the court deems proper.

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