While some people prefer to work their seat out to acquire these luxury cars, some are already thinking on how to defraud the system, including acquiring a luxury car with fake details.
The picture of this unnamed woman was taken during the handover of the SUV at the dealership
From a new report reaching us, a yet-to-be-identified woman in the United Kingdom is on the wanted list of the police for buying a Black Range Rover Sport using fraudulent details, from a car dealer in Hampshire. Unfortunately for the dealer, he was able to discover this foul play after getting finance paperwork in the post.
The picture of this wanted woman standing alongside the Range Rover Sport with her thumbs up was released recently by the Hampshire police, in connection to the crime. The police are also asking the general public to come forward if there is any information they can use to nab the unnamed woman.
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The police authorities are beginning to think that the suspected woman might not be living in Hampshire. This is due to their inability to get any lead so far on her. The Range Rover Sport bought under a different identity is said to cost around £40,000 (₦21.5 million), meaning it was a used model. To get the brand new one, you will have to cough out a minimum of £65,295 (₦35.1 million) in the UK.
Meanwhile, here is the tweet from the Hampshire Police Department, confirming the identity of this woman that bought a luxury car with a fake ID.
Do you know this woman. We want to speak to her as part of an investigation into the use of fraudulent details to purchase a vehicle in #Fareham— Hampshire Police (@HantsPolice) December 22, 2020
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Call 101 and quote 44200449096 if you know this person. pic.twitter.com/D19dGlNtCm
Nona Bowkis, who is the Lawgistics legal adviser, revealed that they have seen similar cases, especially among employees, but this is rare. The most frequent case is using a fake driving license to match the identity of the person whose details people use fraudulently.
The Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) believes the pictures of the woman taken before she drove the car away can be used to track her down. Andrea Kinear, who is the head of FLA, believes that it will help in combating fraudulent activities at dealerships.