I always knew that it can be tough to get your car fixed by a reputable mechanic without any problems. I hadn’t realized it could get “bring a gun with you” bad.
These are your worst stories of getting ripped off and screwed buying cars, shipping cars, and getting cars repaired. There are many, many more stories of woe from shady Craigslist scammers and stealerships and crooked shops that basically abduct cars that didn’t make it into this article. To see all the stories, check out all the responses to our original call for submissions right here.