LaGrange County Auto Dealership Closes Amid Investigation
By: Mike Stiles - Friday, April 28, 2023

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita (photo courtesy of State of Indiana)

(INDIANAPOLIS) – A LaGrange County car dealership has closed down while an investigation is being conducted.

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita has announced the license for Flexible Auto Sales LLC in Shipshewana has been revoked. In addition, owner John Allen has been fined $1,500 for other violations.

Rokita filed the lawsuit earlier this month. It’s alleged that Flexible Auto Sales rolled back odometers by a total of over 3 million miles, on at least 42 vehicles they bought and then sold to the public.

According to the lawsuit, the cars were purchased mainly from various auto auctions, who reported the vehicles’ mileage to vehicle history reporting services. They also provided Flexible Auto Sales with odometer disclosure statements and titles for each vehicle.

The vehicles were sold to customers between June of 2018 and March of 2022.

Rokita says the lawsuit alleges that the odometer tampering violates the Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales Act, the Indiana Odometer Act, the Federal Odometer Act and the Motor Vehicle Unfair Practices Act.


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