"Should you sell your car there are a number of pitfalls to watch out for. Recently sentenced six people to prison for spreading false bilförmedlingsföretag that has cost car owners millions of dollars."
"for several years has bedrägerisektionen at the Police received a considerable number of notifications of suspect bilbedrägerier. After having driven a larger investigation, was sentenced in march six persons to jail for fraud. In a similar case right now three people in custody."
"the Difficulty for police has been to be able to bust heads. Usually make use of fake businesses of the so-called goalkeepers, people without assets, who stands as the owner of the company and is the face."
"The false bilförmedlarna looking for according to the police, people who should sell their car and offer them to convey the sale of the vehicle."
"– They target people who sell more expensive vehicles. For example, it could be mobile homes, but also boats, " says Martin Fälling, investigators at the bedrägerisektionen at the Police."
"the Companies often attract to be able to sell the vehicle to the market price."
"– if it Sounds too good it probably is, " says Martin Fälling, and continues:"
"– You attract even with guaranteed sales, the company will buy the car if you do not find a salesperson within two weeks. And there are many people who bite on it."
"the Police, urge private sellers to be cautious if you are contacted by people who want to communicate the sale of your car. Type never over the vehicle of another person or company who wants to communicate sales, " says Martin Fälling."
"– In the same moment you do it, you risk losing ownership of your own vehicle. It is what companies want, because they can not sell if they do not have the right of ownership."
"For those who instead are looking for to buy a car there are also which pitfalls to watch out for. The recommendation is to inspect the car before buying it, especially if it is a more expensive model. Martin Fälling at the Police raises a varningsfinger for sellers and id documents."
"– Many people think that the police have the opportunity to get back the vehicle or claim back the assets once people have shown an id card. But usually have the person, the goalkeeper, not any assets written on it. Have you gotten rid of your vehicle, it is difficult to recover debts through these people. It is often those who stand behind the principals, who make the big profits. The goalkeeper goes certainly fast, but it makes no difference economically, " he says."