NORTH FORT MYERS, FLORIDA -- Got my car in Feb 2016. In June 2016 I was informed I was being sold to a finance company and to continue to make my payments with the lot until I receive the paperwork from the finance company. I made those 2 payments, but got told by the finance company because Ziggys took their time sending the payment over that it would impact my credit. I fought that. Made payments for July, August, and then again Sept 23rd with, last I knew Mid Atlantic finance as my loan servicing company, well today, I walk out and my car is gone. Call the finance company and was told they show my full payment pending and they never ordered a repo.
Then they inform me for the FIRST TIME EVER, that apparently this car lot can buy back a loan and I need to check with the car lot to see if that had happened before making a police report, best part all these calls are recorded so I have proof NO ONE ever notified me he bought my loan back, nor was I ever notified I was late, nor did anyone say anything from mid atlantic finance when I paid my payment in full on Friday! So I call this joke of a lot owner to be told yes he repoed my vehicle because he was told to buy back my loan.
Now I'm expected to pay the remaining balance on something that #1 my payments was caught up 100%, and #2 I NEVER KNEW THIS CAR LOT BOUGHT MY LOAN BACK!!! What you're doing should be illegal! Your a scammed and a horrible salesperson to do this too someone who didn't avoid no calls, always called if I was a day or too late. At least I kept in contact! I cannot say the same for you. What you and that finance company did was downright slimy to say the least! I should of been notified you bought the loan back! This is the most horrible experience I've ever had with any car company I've dealt with, ever. Stay away from the fraud and illegal repossession ass.
We explain to our customers that their loan may be sold verbally and in writing. If it is sold, we notify them by phone and by mail where to make their payments. If the loan becomes delinquent, we are obliged to buy the loan back and the vehicle is repossessed.
CAPE CORAL, FLORIDA -- Hello. My name is Joshua **. I really need someone to help me. I recently bought a truck from Honest Ziggy's Used Cars, July 31 to be exact. On August 15th I took the truck to Lou's Car Repair in Cape Coral, for a complete diagnostics test. I was told the I needed a new transmission, and that the check engine light was not in the car. Someone took it out. I also went to K/T transmissions, and received the same answer.
So I called Greg, owner, and explained the situation to him. Greg told me there was nothing he could do to help me. At that point I had to call my place of work and ask for a loan to help me pay for the transmission. They agreed to help me. I then called Honest Ziggy's, Greg said that I would not have to make a car payment until the loan from Hooters was completely paid off.
A week later Honest Ziggy's 'accidentally' repoed my truck. On September 11th I got pulled over by a police officer for my tags not being registered. I had to go to the car lot and get a temp tag. On September 16th my car was issued a new tag. On September 17th, Greg called me while I was at work, to ask me when could I start making payments on the truck. On speaker phone in front of my manager Greg agreed with me that I could start making payments on October 9th, when I got paid because the last payment for my loan was to be taken out of my paycheck on the 25th of Sept.
Last night, October 1st my car was repoed once again. This time he will not give me my truck back. I spoke with him at 9 am this morning over and over. He states that I was supposed to pay September 9th... So he took my truck... Now I am stuck without a car. I work very hard, I take care of my 71 yr. old grandmother. Please help me please. I wrote everything down so that just in case Honest Ziggy's would try something. I have receipts, dates, witnesses. I thank you for your time.
Conract was followed to the letter of the law.
We are Honest but after several thousand cars,
I am sure one or two bad ones slip through.
Customer had no valid complaints and found out that no laws were broken.
NORTH FORT MYERS/CAPE CORAL, FLORIDA -- Purchased vehicle from this dealership in 08. During the year and a half I had it, spent over $2500 in repairs to keep it going. In Honest Ziggy's defense, the problems didn't start til about 6 mo after purchase. When the engine finally blew, I actually went back to Honest Ziggy's because I thought from being a previous customer that they would put me in a good vehicle and give me a good deal.
The owner, Greg, had guaranteed me that the truck that I was buying had just had the transmission rebuilt and a new A/C compressor. A month after purchase, the a/c compressor broke. I had it checked out, it wasn't new. A month after that, the transmission went out. I took it to Tranny's Unlimited in Fort Myers (whom I highly recommend) and it was found that the transmission had been filled with a gooey substance to keep it from slipping temporarily. All of the components inside were also original. I called Greg, he told me to just make sure I keep making payments on time. JUNK CARS! STAY AWAY!
We do not lie to people. We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and we are not even a member.
NORTH FT MYERS, FLORIDA -- Buyers beware. This is a ripoff dealership. I bought a 2001 Pt Cruiser with my wife so she could have a car to drive back and forth to work. We had this car for 6 days and the clutch went out on it. My wife managed to get it back to the dealership only to find out they refuse to do anything about it. We have 3 kids and are trying our best to keep our heads above water. I think that it's ridiculous that people can scam other people like this and get away with it. So again this dealership is a total ripoff so please buyers beware.