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"Bait-and-Switch" Advertising a Common Used Car Scam

"Bait-and-switch" advertising occurs when the dealer advertises a car at a very attractive, low price, but the dealer either doesn't have the car available at all on the lot or has no intention of selling the car for that "low, low" price.  The advertisement, in reality, is only a means to bait the consumer into visiting the dealership so that the dealer can sell a more expensive car to them (the switch ).