Dealer obtains fraudulent safety inspection, sells young woman SUV with hidden wreck damage.

A used car dealer in Eastern Missouri, sold a young woman a mid-sized SUV with hidden wreck damage and without a rear shock absorber. The dealer had fraudulently obtained a passing safety inspection.

A Missouri Merchandising Practices Act lawsuit was filed to stop this dealer from selling unsafe cars.

This case would not be filed if SB5 becomes law.