In a news article about used car exporter published in East Africa News, it was reported that a lot of Japanese used car exporter cheated customers by enticing them into importing used cars at unbelievably cheap prices. They did it by making false claims that they were trying to dispose of their stock just because of bankruptcy in the recent financial crises.
In East Africa many importers lost millions of dollars due to these scams of bogus Japanese used car exporter. In Tanzania many used car importers spent thousands of dollars ordering cheap Japanese used cars and eventually they lost all their hard-earned money. These were just phantom companies who took their money and then disappeared. This reflects that there are even used car exporters who were running these scams from Tanzania.
How These Japanese Used Car Exporter Scam People?
- Once you make the payment, it becomes nearly impossible to contact these used car exporters.
- Several weeks, even months pass without ever receiving that used car from exporter.
- Even if the buyer gets a used car, it is way different than what was shown at time of sale.
3 helpful tips for how to identify such bogus Japanese used car exporter working online
Any fake used car exporter in Japan will have the following signs. You had better avoid dealing with them.
- Used car exporters who have contact numbers that start with either 81-80 and 81-90. As these are the codes of cell phone numbers, you will have a tough time tracking down these scammers.
- Verify their addresses which are given on their websites to check if they are real and authentic dealers.
- Also check for JUMVEA which is a certification from the Japan Used Motor Vehicle Exporter’s Association to verify their legitimacy.
Japanese used car exporter SBT JAPAN are everywhere but the genuine and really cost-effective used cars exporter are very rare. So be careful while making these transactions online. Driving your dream car at the lowest possible rates is an attractive offer, but it can also be bait that can lead you to lose all your hard-earned money.