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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 5/22/2003 5:55:58 AM EDT
A "friend" of mine screwed up and got his car impounded. Anyway the cops or whoever does this shit is conducting an auction next month. Its already scheduled. So, he wants his car back but is not allowed to bid on it himself. He will put the money in my hand so I can bid on it and hopefully be the highest bidder. And then give it to him or sell it to him for a buck or something. It seems sneaky but is it breaking some kind of law? Straw purchase only applies to guns, right?
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 6:05:34 AM EDT
That doesnt 'sound' half as illegal as asset forfeiture does... I still cant believe that shit has never been beat in court yet....
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 6:06:11 AM EDT
Certainly not illegal. Sounds like a plan to me.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 6:10:44 AM EDT
I dont know about WA. But in NJ and PA, you can not sell a car for a dollar. I think it has to be at least 100 to 300 bucks. If you give a car as a gift, they will make you pay the tax on blue book value of the car.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 6:43:34 AM EDT
Why doesn't he just sign the title over to you today, you take your liscense, new title, and proof of insurance, pay tow/storage fees, and get it out now???
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 6:52:48 AM EDT
Its out of his hands now. Hes screwed. The auction is next month.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 10:45:50 PM EDT
Sonds like a plan, but it also sounds like he can't afford the car. Otherwise it would not of been reposessed in the first place.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 10:50:31 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Johnny_Knoxville: Sonds like a plan, but it also sounds like he can't afford the car. Otherwise it would not of been reposessed in the first place.
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I am thinking DWI or something.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 10:51:51 PM EDT
Erm 'impounding' is totally different than 'reposession'. Sounds to me like the guy either got caught in either a drug seizure, or a john seizure, where the police/city/county/state/feds/whatver steals your shit as punishment for a 'crime' they cant prove (or it isnt worth proving) in court.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 11:09:33 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/22/2003 11:09:59 PM EDT by jimmyjoebob]
I agree Silence, either his "friend" was scoring a big juicy rock, or he pulled up to one of those " get your pony loped here" types of places and got caught. If it was a DUI, then he can merely pay the fees and get it back.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 11:11:08 PM EDT
Combat Jack-- yeah, originally DWI, you don't poke a cops chest with you finger and tell him what an ass he is, cause they take your license away real fast. And I'm sure there more to it than i know or want to know.
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