• Report: #441765
Complaint Review:

Dealer Services Corporation DISCOVER DSC

  • Submitted: Tue, April 07, 2009
  • Updated: Tue, April 07, 2009

  • Reported By:BURBANK California
Dealer Services Corporation DISCOVER DSC
1320 City Center Drive, Suite 100 CARMEL, INDIANA RIVERSIDE, California U.S.A.
  • Phone: 888-284-2645
  • Web:
  • Category: Loans


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I am asking for your help in recovering tens of thousands of dollars in illegal fees, interest, late charges and curtailment fees that I paid to Dealer Services Corporation (DSC), an unlicensed lender doing business in Riverside, California. I believe their actions constitute loan-sharking and usury.

On July 27, 2006, I was faxed an application from DSC for a flooring line of credit. DSC had earlier explained to me that their interest rate was less than 10%, and I would be foolish to pass up a chance to obtain a credit line at that low of an interest rate. DSC advised me that I needed to apply for $200,000, because that was their standard flooring line for used car dealers.

I received a fax on August 29, 2006, from DSC congratulating me on my $200,000 credit line. A statement arrived on September 8, 2006, claiming I owed $130,257, of which $113,000 was withdrawn, without my knowledge or permission, just two days after the loan opened. I immediately called DSC to ask why $113,000 was taken from my account, but was told that DSC manager Claude Ponce was unavailable and that I needed to check DSC's website if I had any questions.

A week after I complained, DSC manager Claudia Ponce told me DSC wrote checks on my loan to pay brokers who had given vehicle titles to DSC. Saying I had been defrauded, she said do not call the police, but allow her to investigate. She said I must continue to pay DSC or I would be out-of-trust. Over the next 45 days I paid tens of thousands of dollars to DSC, even personally delivering payments to their office.

On October 26, 2006, three DSC employees came to my lot, said I was in default and ordered me to stand aside. They repossessed my cars and told me they had put me out of business. It had been just two months since I had obtained a loan from DSC. Their deliberate and destructive behavior continued by:

Contacting customers that had purchased cars from me on retail installment agreements and advised that payments must be paid directly to DSC.

Rewrote consumer contracts for vehicles that I had sold.

While trying to recover the money DSC had stolen from me, I discovered that DSC was an unlicensed California lender. I quickly filed a complaint with the California Department of Corporations (DOC) in March 2007. I have continued to ask the DOC to assist me in stopping this predatory lender, as I discovered DSC's illegal activities were continuing throughout the state.

Any help that you could offer would be greatly appreciated.


American family Auto
BURBANK, California

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