CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Legal professional Standard Patrick Morrisey gained a modern court get that completely blocks the defendants in a used motor vehicle gross sales lawsuit from offering autos in West Virginia, among the other conditions.
Defendants Karen Richmond, Brian Richmond, Glenville Ratliff, Corey Smith, Richmond’s Quality Vehicles, LLC and CMS Pre-Owned Vehicle Income, LLC, are forever banned from providing autos in any potential in West Virginia.
“This is a acquire for our place of work and people,” Lawyer Typical Morrisey mentioned.
Karen and Brian Richmond experience a joint civil penalty of $20,000. The judgment states both the Richmonds and their dealership had been positioned in western Kanawha County.
The defendants must void all contracts for motor vehicles they sold to people and release all liens on titles to automobiles they sold.
Moreover, defendants are prohibited from gathering any payments on motor vehicles they sold and from repossessing any motor vehicles that they bought.
The Attorney General’s lawsuit alleged the 4 men and women named as defendants performed a aspect in operating two dealerships that misrepresented odometer readings and unlawfully bought automobiles “as is,” at periods passing utilised autos onto the purchaser with critical mechanical flaws and fraudulent inspection stickers.
The Attorney Common further alleged individuals associated did so without the need of a state dealer’s license and in open violation of recurring stop and desist orders from the condition Division of Motor Cars.
Defendant Smith owned CMS Pre-Owned Vehicle Gross sales in Huntington, although Ratliff owned Maplewood Automobile Profits in Lewisburg, in accordance to the courtroom buy.
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