Doug from Switchcars has been around the car business for a long time and he has come across a lot of scams. He explains how they work an even talks about the one that caught him.

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Comments

    • Andrew Ziegler
      Andrew Ziegler

      Are you sure this seller isn't Rabbit

      about 2 hours ago
    • Tickle Me Pink
      Tickle Me Pink

      can someone explain to me what dealer allocation is?

      about 1 day ago
    • Michael Laverty
      Michael Laverty

      Yea and once I caught a huge bass ...Another waste of 14 minutes gee wiz thanks...

      about 2 days ago
    • JBags1230
      JBags1230

      Are you located in MA? I noticed that invoice from Nissan/volvo was in Dartmouth MA. Just curious as I may like to do business with you.

      about 5 days ago
    • Artur Eestlane
      Artur Eestlane

      hey thanks for the tutorial. I'll be making money in no time.

      about 5 days ago
    • Driggy
      Driggy

      Cant believe this guy has 1.8M subscribers telling stories sitting In the same room. Go scotty Kilmer! That's how its done

      about 7 days ago
    • LLO
      LLO

      Police officer landlord, more excess government paychecks!

      about 9 days ago
    • LLO
      LLO

      I never saw or heard of a decent Ebay car purchase 15 years!

      about 9 days ago
    • LLO
      LLO

      Used UK car or EU...Eeechk!

      about 9 days ago
    • DR. Smith
      DR. Smith

      Clean up your nasty room.....

      about 10 days ago
    • Sean Wilks
      Sean Wilks

      Didn’t realize the nav units were the same in the bmw and Range Rover models.

      about 10 days ago
    • J P
      J P

      That person that lost the 55K deserves to lose the money for being a fucken idiot!

      about 11 days ago
    • K ris
      K ris

      I sell RVs and have dealt with many scams like this. Just as bad are the customers who try to underhandedly use scam Craigslist ads, they know are scam ads, with a year old motorhome for 50% retail value in order to negotiate an unrealistic sales price. Never met a salesman who fell for it, and while it is annoying to sink time into a deadbeat, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy playing games with unrealistic people.

      about 11 days ago
    • Elizabeth The Dood
      Elizabeth The Dood

      Cash is king ,and test driving mandatory I only do locally even if it's a few extra bucks.

      about 13 days ago
    • Mistah J
      Mistah J

      He had the VIN. That's all you need to say when you ask for it.
      It bothers me whenever someone says "VIN number".

      about 15 days ago
    • wasup23tube
      wasup23tube

      fake detective. damn that is an awesome idea

      about 15 days ago
    • mike sharkey
      mike sharkey

      I got one for you, I used to work for a warehouse distributor of high performance , high end vehicle parts, i worked graveyard shift all by myself, this young guy calls me up one night, drunk, all parts for a 911, his total close to 150,000, then tells me his buddy has same vehicle, and wants the same, charge it to this credit card number and name, the last name was the same as our owners last name, everything was to be fed-ex, next day, and or same day, I got off the phone with him, called our owner, at 230am, a servant answered, I demanded he be woke up, the owner told me, if he didn't think what I had to say was important, I was going to be shitcanned, so I explained what was going on, the cc was tied to his account, he said I was correct to call him, and the order was a GO, he then called ware house managers, to go to work early, to ship his son;s parts, asap, his son had a auto show, and needed the stuff.....12.50 hour fucking job

      about 15 days ago
    • David Satterfield
      David Satterfield

      Damn, just imagine if you lost 55,000 dollars

      about 15 days ago
    • Jerry Ward
      Jerry Ward

      Funny, you can make the words Car Scams from the letters in the word Sarcasm on his shirt. SMO

      about 16 days ago
    • DAVID ASSIMIL8
      DAVID ASSIMIL8

      Twisty buttons... sometimes referred to as "knobs".

      about 18 days ago
    • Hassan Aldaz
      Hassan Aldaz

      Thanks for posting such a great video. I was wondering, as a guy looking to buy an rx-7 fd in the next coming months would you recommend that I hire someone to find this specific vehicle for me or should I attempt to look for it myself? Obviously, my main concern is getting scammed and I know that you probably specialize on selling high end sports cars, but any input from your part is greatly appreciated.

      about 19 days ago
    • Robert Viveiros
      Robert Viveiros

      Omg! I live right near that dealer in Dartmouth !!! 😂

      about 19 days ago
    • Chump Johnson
      Chump Johnson In reply to Robert Viveiros

      Robert Viveiros

      Wow you must be the coolest guy on earth!!!!

      about 18 days ago
    • Charlie Tecumseh
      Charlie Tecumseh

      The only people that have car for sale are the people that I don't know... so what now lol

      about 19 days ago
    • CommanderVenus1983
      CommanderVenus1983

      Interesting vid thanks, very likeable dude, subscribed!

      about 19 days ago
    • Adammartini
      Adammartini

      All these vids are soo boring, why even post on yt? This is a podcast at most

      about 21 day ago
    • Coffice
      Coffice

      I'm an actual buyer and recently had to convince the SELLER I wasn't a scammer and deal with them from 6000km away and a 5 hour time difference. The only thing that helped was I had an agent look at the car for me and hand deliver my cheque! It works both ways out there.

      about 22 days ago
    • Projekt_#710
      Projekt_#710

      Wtf happened to an F50?! Proves a Ferrari doesn't belong in Kentucky. Ever. Haha 😂 😂 😂
      Edit: who can buy a car with check , I'm surprised that even works its 2019 this seems too easy especially to get as far as actually getting a deal done, I couldn't write a check for an f-150 and drive away how would that work on these high end cars?

      about 22 days ago
    • Smita
      Smita

      The black Ferrari fake lawyer guy deserves respect though. It is bad to fraud people, but he played good, and after the bad check, rolling the ball on ordering another Ferrari, to the justice office, this was a bold move, as it was dumb too.

      about 24 days ago
    • Courtly
      Courtly

      this guy voice cracks more than a 13 year old boy

      about 27 days ago
    • Marshal Haynes
      Marshal Haynes

      Another GREAT resource on scams is a piece titled The Hatchet Man's Playbook - a lot of eye-popping stuff.

      about 27 days ago