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"… t he did nothing wrong when he offered an amendment that would benefit car dealers — despite the fact that he himself is a car dealer. Members of Congres …"

"… at would benefit car dealers — despite the fact that he himself is a car dealer. Members of Congress, say the rules, may not use their positions for pers …"

"… the floor of the House just before midnight on Nov. 4 that alleviated the dealers’ concerns. It would, as understood by Williams and NADA, carve out an e …"

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"… the full House. …"

"… d the House Ethics Committee issue subpoenas to Williams and his dealership to obtain information on its rental practices. It was a serious setba …"

"… practice, but Williams’ amendment, which failed, would have exempted car dealerships that issue loaners and rent cars to customers. In his response, Will …"

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"… ve much effect on highway projects, but is of great interest to automobile dealers. The provision, an amendment offered just before midnight on Nov. 11, wo …"

"… ovision, an amendment offered just before midnight on Nov. 11, would allow dealers to rent or loan out vehicles even if they are subject to safety recalls. …"

"… ent under the proposed law. In essence, the amendment would allow an auto dealer to loan you a vehicle under active recall while you are getting your own f …"

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"… ponsive Politics. That includes $39,500 from the PACs sponsored by primary dealers in U.S. Treasury securities, the 21 companies that are designated to buy …"

"… rectly from the government. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is among the primary dealers who supported Garrett with a $10,000 contribution from its corporate PAC. …"

"… eutsche Bank, UBS AG, Nomura Securities and HSBC, all of which are primary dealers. Garrett isn’t the only member of Congress who appears none too concer …"

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"… ocked by three Republican senators who accused him of being hostile to gun dealers and expressed concerns about ATF’s “overly aggressive” enforcement …"

"… ers contained in 597 million gun sale records from 700,000 out-of-business dealers. (Those dealers are required by law to turn their records over to the ATF …"

"… 597 million gun sale records from 700,000 out-of-business dealers. (Those dealers are required by law to turn their records over to the ATF.) In addition, …"

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"… contentious and, some critics say, weak-kneed, procedure for policing gun dealers nationwide. Some dealers don’t see an ATF inspector for eight years or …"

"… tics say, weak-kneed, procedure for policing gun dealers nationwide. Some dealers don’t see an ATF inspector for eight years or more. By law, ATF can ins …"

"… ’t see an ATF inspector for eight years or more. By law, ATF can inspect dealers once a year only and may revoke a license only when it believes the deale …"

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"… The DEA set up agents or operatives and put them in contact with the arms dealer. Over a period of time, the dealer worked out a trade with the agents, oft …"

"… s and put them in contact with the arms dealer. Over a period of time, the dealer worked out a trade with the agents, often weapons in exchange for FARC man …"

"… ns:Before 2008, the most high-profile target was Monzer al-Kassar, an arms dealer with a long history of supporting terrorists. The sting that nabbed him us …"

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"… the full series, Making a Killing, here. …"

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"… ooking for a new fleet of aircraft.More precisely, it went straight to the dealer—without shopping around. The service drew up a plan to lease 100 aerial …"

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"… ndoza saw an advertisement last year from South Colorado Springs Nissan, a dealership that promotes itself as "Proudly Serving our Military" and promises ba …"

"… urn, according to a lawsuit Mendoza filed in federal court in Colorado.The dealership, she claimed, boosted the cost of the transaction from the agreed-upon …"

"… ncing she said it had guaranteed on the deal.When Mendoza came back to the dealership to return the Rogue and cancel the transaction, another snafu emerged: …"

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"… ple who want to acquire firearms from the state’s federally licensed gun dealers. And like many states, Maine is a slacker in supplying the records that …"

"… t, of the 10.8 million applications to purchase firearms through a federal dealer were denied, according to a study published last October by the Justice De …"

"… l decision to approve or reject an application. Moreover, under the law, a dealer has the right to transfer a firearm to a purchaser after three days, even …"

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"… onsible Lending report examines hidden rate markups, the interest rate car dealers can add to loans on top of the rate consumers qualify for based on their …"

"… t history. Because of such markups, consumers who financed a car through a dealership in 2009 will pay more than $25.8 billion in extra interest over the li …"

"… ar being repossessed go up by 33 percent.The group also said it found that dealers are more likely to charge higher markups to consumers with weaker credit …"

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"… ress blocked a new consumer agency from overseeing loans made by auto dealers last summer, it also gave an old agency – the Federal Trade Commission …"

"… hted in the Center for Public Integrity’s investigation of how auto dealers borrowed financing techniques from the playbook used by mortgage lenders. …"

"… wed financing techniques from the playbook used by mortgage lenders.“The dealer has a significant amount of influence over the terms and availability of c …"

Buyer beware

By David Heath

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"… gh-pressure tactics of its own. Chief among them is the “yo-yo,” where dealers let buyers drive a new car home in hopes of locking them into a deal and …"

"… ans, fueling a market aimed at the most vulnerable consumers and relieving dealers of the risks of making bad loans. The end result is that financial incent …"

"… problem because a lot of fairly unsophisticated people buy cars from auto dealers,” said Rep. Barney Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat who co-authored the …"

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"… itting their donations nearly evenly between Democrats and Republicans. …"

"… Congress approved a financial reform bill that specifically exempted auto dealers’ financing from regulation.The newly sworn-in Congress has six members …"

"… in Congress has six members — all Republicans — who currently own auto dealerships or have in the recent past. That is double the number of car dealers …"

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"… ales of electric cars by offering consumers a $7,500 federal rebate at the dealer. Stock in Tesla, the Silicon Valley electric car maker that went public l …"

"… everyone qualifies for the current tax credit. So, handing a rebate at the dealer could draw in many more buyers — adding to other subsidies already avail …"

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"… r, Texas. Each is charged with conspiracy and making false statements to a dealer to acquire a firearm – part of a scheme to obtain at least 10 weapons fo …"

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"… ng during the mortgage frenzy, including abuses by smaller banks;Most auto dealers fall completely outside the bureau’s reach, even though consumer advoca …"

"… ven though consumer advocates complain that predatory lending practices in dealer showrooms are epidemic;Payday lenders have been especially creative and ag …"

"… practices as the major banks.Congress also carved out an exemption for car dealers, even though no other business garners more complaints to the Better Busi …"

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"… declared to be American-made and shipped through wholesalers to local gun dealers for sale with high-capacity magazines, bayonets and the other features of …"

"… . The discovery followed a deadly shootout between federal agents and drug dealers in Culiacán, the capital of the Pacific state of Sinaloa. Eight police o …"

"… gun laws, among the most prohibitive in the world, continue to drive drug dealers and their agents to the United States and its more permissive laws.But th …"

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"… vocate on consumer financial issues, says that Congress needs to hold auto dealers to the same basic rules of fairness that apply to other financial institu …"

"… ecretary Tim Geithner.The Dodd-Frank financial regulation law exempts auto dealers from oversight by the CFPB. A Center investigation of auto dealer practic …"

"… ts auto dealers from oversight by the CFPB. A Center investigation of auto dealer practices last June revealed a culture in which forged documents, hidden f …"

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"… ction Bureau But the FTC is given authority to write rules related to auto dealer financing. We left a message with the press office and will update this po …"

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"… e, Colorado, New York, and Oregon. At least three are listed as chrysotile dealers. The biggest was Asters Investments LLC, a now-defunct firm based in Euge …"

"… 006, Asters did more than $1 million in business with a Ukrainian asbestos dealer that had partnerships with both Orenburg Minerals and Kostanai Minerals, a …"

"… Minerals, according to an April 2006 investors report.The biggest British dealer for Kostanai Minerals, United Minerals Global Trading, was registered in L …"

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"… inners in the new financial services overhaul bill are the nation’s auto dealerships, which are now exempt from oversight by the federal Consumer Financia …"

"… lenders are not mom-and-pop shops but increasingly Wall-Street traded megadealer chains. Last year, AutoNation Inc. sold some 7 million vehicles and had re …"

"… ground realities of auto financing, Congress gave the industry a pass. Car dealer associations spent some $3.5 million lobbying Congress on financial regula …"

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"… in CDS trading and its cozy relationship with member banks.Is ICE Trust a dealers-only club?Robert Litan, an economist at the Brookings Institution, says h …"

"… an economist at the Brookings Institution, says he worries that the broker-dealer members could use ICE Trust to “blunt the competition” from competing …"

"… blunt the competition” from competing clearinghouses and will keep it a dealers-only club with high margin requirements. ICE Trust currently requires all …"

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"… weren’t employed in the subprime mortgage business. They worked for car dealers.They are among 20 former auto dealership insiders from Arizona, Californi …"

"… rtgage business. They worked for car dealers.They are among 20 former auto dealership insiders from Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan, Illinois and Haw …"

"… e to agreement on the final shape of a sweeping financial reform bill, car dealers and their critics are clashing over whether the dealers should be excused …"

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"… credit unions do not offer.” …"

"… ed they didn’t belong in the broad financial reform legislation. “Auto dealers are a part of Main Street, not Wall Street, and they are not responsible …"

"… mers through captive finance companies, credit unions, and banks. … Auto dealers do not obtain financing from Wall Street investment firms.”Consumer gro …"

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"… Group (AIG) acquired the company. AIG is known as an insurance company and dealer in complex credit derivatives, but it has also been a steady originator of …"

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"… for sale, putting this little town back on the world diamond map. Foreign dealers, packed into small prop planes, make the 70-minute flight from Johannesbu …"

"… e his exchange deals in conflict diamonds, but he is pragmatic. As long as dealers supplying him with diamonds provide invoices, he said, "It's legal, in my …"

"… f the Congo, have been identified by people familiar with such stones. One dealer recently brought in a parcel of Russian diamonds, Corns said, and police w …"

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"… elgian authorities issued an international arrest warrant for Russian arms dealer Victor Bout on charges of money laundering and conspiracy. Days later, Bou …"

"… and Angola – is merely an extreme form of criminality. Some of the arms dealers and entrepreneurs tracked in the ICIJ investigation crossed regularly bet …"

"… n the secretive worlds of war commerce, organized crime and terrorism.Arms dealers such as Bout, Leonid Minin and Jacques Monsieur have been at the forefron …"