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2011 Dealers Charged with Violations

Dealers Charged with Violations & Brought Before the Ohio Motor Vehicle Dealers Licensing Board

The violations and rulings stated on this web page are as reported to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles by the Ohio Motor Vehicle Dealers Licensing Board. Because the information derives from a public administrative hearing, the information is considered a public record under the Ohio Revised Code Section 149.43. The BMV and the Ohio Department of Public Safety are not expressing opinions about dealerships and salespersons represented on this web page. We are simply reporting this information as a public record.

Updated: September 12, 2013

Leasing Dealers

None

 

 

 

 

New Vehicle Dealers

West Shore Ford New Holland, Inc.

City

North Ridgeville

Violations
  • President has felony conviction related to motor vehicles (Bribery)
  • Falsified renewal application
Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 10-13-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

Salespersons

Frederick Davis

City

Wintersville

Violation

Convictions related to motor vehicles (Bank Fraud and Engaging in Unlawful Monetary Transaction)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 10-13-11

Outcome

License issued to work at Village Auto & Truck Sales, LLC only

 

Thomas Dobson

City

Beavercreek

Violation

Conviction related to motor vehicles (False Statement to Influence a Bank)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 10-13-11

Outcome

License transferred – can only work for Jeff Schmitt Nissan, Inc.

 

Tommy M. Lammlein

City

Canal Fulton

Violation

Unsatisfied judgments

Appealed

No

Board Action

Upheld denial 7-14-11

Outcome

Application cancelled

 

Andrew Maslanka

City

Cleveland

Violations

  • Convictions related to motor vehicles (Theft; Aggravated Theft, Identity Fraud, and Forgery; Forging Identification Cards)
  • Bad business repute
  • Falsified application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Upheld denial 10-13-11

Outcome

Application cancelled

 

Thomas VanDemark

City

Amelia

Violation

Conviction related to motor vehicles (Restricted Activities)

Appealed

No

Board Action

3-day suspension 1-5-12

Outcome

License valid

 

Mark Van Nest

City

Dayton

Violation

Conviction related to motor vehicles (Bank Fraud)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 1-5-12

Outcome

License issued - can only work for Tom Whiteside Auto Sales, Inc.

 

Scott Rogers

City

Cincinnati

Violations

  • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Bank Fraud)
  • Falsified application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 10-13-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

Used Dealers

6 Brothers Auto Sales

City

Youngstown

Violation

Unsatisfied judgments

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 3-24-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

Big Al's

City

Weathersfield

Violation

Unsatisfied judgments

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 3-24-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

C & L Performance Auto Sales, LLC

City

Columbus

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Member has conviction related to motor vehicles (Certificate of Title)
  • Dealership no longer operating at licensed location

Board Action

3-day suspension and until in compliance 7-14-11

Outcome

Came into compliance

License valid

 

Cincy Motor Sports, LLC

City

Cincinnati

Violation

 

Appealed

No

Member has felony convictions (Drug Abuse, Aggravated Trafficking, Trafficking in Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana)

Board Action

Reversed denial 7-14-11

Outcome

License issued

 

Clem D's Auto Sales

City

Dayton

Violation

 

Appealed

Yes

Unsatisfied judgment

Board Action

Revocation 7-14-11

Outcome

Appeal pending

 

Hassay's Inc.

City

Youngstown

Violations

 

Appealed

Yes

  • Dealership not separated from another business
  • No display lot of at least 3,500 sq. ft.
  • Weeds and debris on display lot
  • No telephone in service
  • Closed during posted hours
  • Insufficient heating
  • No separation from residence
  • Dealership not used exclusively for selling and dealing in motor vehicles

Board Action

Revocation 3-24-11

Outcome

Appealed to Mahoning County Common Pleas Court; lost appeal; license revoked.

 

Imports Plus, Inc.

City

Findlay

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Dealership not physically separated
    from another business and residence
  • No sign identifying business
  • Business hours not posted
  • Not identifiable as a motor vehicle dealership
  • Closed during posted business hours
  • Standing water on display lot

Board Action

Revocation 3-24-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

J. Edgar Motors

City

Toledo

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Owner has convictions related to motor vehicles (Attempted Failure to Deliver Title, Attempt to Commit an Offense, and Attempted Theft)
  • Falsified application

Board Action

Reversed denial 1-5-12

Outcome

License issued

 

KMA Auto Sales

City

Columbus

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Not identifiable as a motor vehicle dealership
  • Automotive mechanic shop at the location
  • No display lot of at least 3,500 square feet
  • No office with at least 180 square feet of usable area
  • License not posted in a conspicuous place
  • Proper records not being maintained
  • No telephone identified and used exclusively for the dealership
  • No established place of business

Board Action

Revocation 1-5-12

Outcome

License revoked

 

Low Deal Auto Sales

City

Lorain

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • No telephone used and identified exclusively for the dealership's business
  • Weeds throughout display area
  • No sign identifying the business in the name in which the application was filed
  • No posted business hours
  • Records unavailable
  • Closed during posted business hours

Board Action

Revocation 10-13-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

Mona Auto Sales

City

Columbus

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Dealership not physically separated
    from another business and residence
  • Debris in display area
  • Salespersons list not posted in
    conspicuous place
  • Unattended by president or licensed salesperson
  • Office lacked electric lighting and
    sufficient heating
  • No sign identifying business

Board Action

Revocation 3-24-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

Newman Motors

City

Sandusky

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Unsatisfied judgment related to motor vehicles
  • Proper records not being maintained

Board Action

Revocation 1-5-12

Outcome

License revoked

 

Otto's Autos

City

Miamisburg

Violation

 

Appealed

No

Owner has felony conviction (Felonious Assault)

Board Action

No action 7-14-11

Outcome

License valid

 

Paragon Auto

City

Lima

Violation

 

Appealed

No

Owner has felony conviction (Passing Bad Checks)

Board Action

Reversed denial 10-13-11

Outcome

License issued

 

Promise Land Motors

City

Johnstown

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Not identifiable as a dealership
  • Business hours not prominently posted
  • No sign identifying business
  • Closed during posted hours
  • Unattended during posted hours

Board Action

Suspension until in compliance 7-14-11

Outcome

Came into compliance - License valid

 

Steel City Auto Sales & Service

City

Elyria Twp.

Violation

 

Appealed

No

Owner has felony convictions (Trafficking in Cocaine)

Board Action

Reversed denial 7-14-11

Outcome

License issued

 

Steve Smith, Inc.

City

Columbus

Violation

 

Appealed

Yes

President has convictions related to motor vehicles (Obstructing Official Business, Falsification)

Board Action

Revocation 7-14-11

Outcome

Appealed to Franklin County Common Pleas Court; appeal dismissed; license revoked.

 

The Car Lot, LLC

City

Massillon

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Unsatisfied judgment
  • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Certificate of Title) against the President of the LLC
  • Renewal application falsified

Board Action

Revocation 7-14-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

The Real Auto Finance Co., LLC

City

Fairborn

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Owner has convictions related to motor vehicles (Attempted Failure to Deliver Title)
  • Renewal application falsified

Board Action

Revocation 3-24-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

Thomas Auto Sales

City

Ripley

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Owner has conviction related to motor vehicles (Complicity to License Requirement)
  • Renewal applications falsified

Board Action

Revocation 3-24-11

Outcome

License revoked

 

Unlimited Auto Group

City

Columbus

Violations

 

Appealed

Yes

Conviction 12-30-10 for violations of Certificate of Title and Sell Motor Vehicle without Title

Board Action

Revoked

Outcome

Appealed to Franklin County Common Pleas Court, lost appeal, license revoked.

 

Used Car Outlet

City

Amelia

Violations

 

Appealed

Yes

President has conviction related to motor vehicles (Motor Vehicle Show)

Board Action

Revocation 7-13-12

Outcome

Appealed to Mahoning County Common Pleas Court, lost appeal, license revoked.

 

Used Car Supermarket, Inc.

City

Batavia

Violations

 

Appealed

Yes

President has conviction related to motor vehicles (Motor Vehicle Show)

Board Action

30-day suspension 7-13-12

Outcome

Appealed to Clermont County Common Pleas Court, vacated and gave suspension. Suspension served, license valid.

 

Vandemark Co., Inc.

City

Amelia

Violations

 

Appealed

Yes

President has conviction related to motor vehicles (Motor Vehicle Show)

Board Action

Revocation 7-13-12

Outcome

Appealed to Clermont County Common Pleas Court, lost appeal.

License revoked.

 

W Car Group

City

Columbus

Violation

 

Appealed

No

President has conviction related to motor vehicles (Salesperson to be licensed)

Board Action

Reversed denial 10-13-11

Outcome

License issued

 

Zachary Auto Sales, LLC

City

Elyria Twp.

Violations

 

Appealed

No

  • Falsified application
  • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Salvage Dealer License) against the President of the LLC

Board Action

Upheld denial 7-14-11

Outcome

Application cancelled

 
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