“Yahoo! Autos” ran a good article on Car Dealer Scams, provided by Forbes.com. The article is at http://autos.yahoo.com/articles/autos_content_landing_pages/1380/car-dealer-scams-to-avoid/. The article talks about difficult times leading to creativity by the car dealer. Quoting Bill Gerhard, AAA’s director of financial services, “people come up with sensational hooks to try and get you to the dealerships, and once they lure you in, the goal is to sell you something and generate as much profit for the dealership as they can.” The article advises that you “know what you may face before hitting the showroom,” to avoid the “stress of being ambushed by a team of salesmen or accosted by a loan shark.” Use the link in this post to view the article. It is good and definitely clues you in to the different scams and tricks used in the sale of new and used cars and advise on how to avoid them.