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2014 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: February 27, 2015

Salespersons

Cabuno, Anthony

City

Youngstown

Violation

Convictions related to dealing/selling MV’s; MV title prohibition, Theft, Passing Bad Checks

Appealed

No

Board Action

Denial upheld

Status

License not issued

 

Cary, John

City

Milford

Violation

Related convictions & falsification in connection w/dealing-selling MV

Appealed

No

Board Action

Denial upheld

Status

License not issued

 

Maslanka, Andrew

City

Cleveland

Violation

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

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed the denial only issued to Godard Auto Sales & Leasing Company, LLC

Status

License valid

 

Mazurkiewicz, Kenneth

City

Warren

Violation

Conviction of Unauthorized Use

Appealed

No

Board Action

Denial Reversed

Status

License valid

 

O’Connell, Donald

City

Columbus

Violation

Bad business repute, Judgment unsatisfied as of 1/8/14 for TDR fund

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation January 6, 2015

Status

License revoked

 

Pruitt, Michael

City

Lima

Violation

MV related convictions: Receiving Stolen Property (Motor Vehicle) RC 2913.51 F-4 and Fraudelent Act Concerning VIN RC 4549.62 F-5

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed the denial only issued to Tom Ahl Buick

Status

License valid

 

VanNest, Mark

City

Dayton

Violation

Convictions and Previous Board action requires only to be licensed at one location. Now transferred licensed.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspended for ninety (90) days

Status

Suspended; Suspension served

 

Used Dealers

AMG Auto Connection Inc.

City

Cincinnati

Violation

Felony conviction of  Robbery

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed the denial

Status

License valid

 

Allied Auto Sales

City

Columbus

Violation

Display lot covered with weeds, trash; Sign not permanent.

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action

Status

License valid

 

Big Ten Auto

City

Shelby

Violation

Location is not permanently; Physically separate from owner's residence; not properly attended during posted business hours; unable to inspect office; business hours not posted

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 08-07-14

Status

License revoked

 

C. E. Auto

City

Akron

Violation

Display lot not clear of grass and weeds; No licensed salesperson; No working phone line; Not maintaining proper records and odometer disclosure statements missing.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 02-24-15

Status

License revoked

 

D J Auto Sales

City

Youngstown

Violation

MV related conviction for Attempted Tampering With Records and Failure to keep records.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Denial Upheld

Status

License not issued

 

Dedars Auto Sales and Service LLC

City

Columbus

Violation

Display lot not clear of mud, water, and weeds
Not physical separated from another business; Office being used for storage of tires; No posted hours; Telephone not identified with dealership name; No licensed salesperson; No permanent heat source; License not displayed; Location not being used exclusively; Not maintain proper records and odometer statements

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 08-26-14

Status

License revoked

 

Dechacks

City

Youngstown

Violation

No physical separation from another business.
Display area not clear of grass and weeds.
Office not accessible
No posted hours.
No working phone. No licensed salesperson.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation

Status

License revoked

 

Eisenhour Motor Sales Inc.

City

Pemberville

Violation

Business sign not on lot; Display lot not 3500 square feet – measures 1050 square feet,  vehicles are being displayed off the licensed location; Dealership lost their Chevrolet franchise, switched from New to Used; display lot is across the street

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action

Status

License valid

 

Genuine Auto Sales

City

Columbus

Violation

Was not attended by a president or licensed salesperson, Was not being used exclusively for the purpose of selling, displaying, offering for sale, or dealing in motor vehicles, Not a working telephone.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 01-06-15

Status

License revoked

 

Great Lakes Chevrolet, Inc.

City

Jefferson

Violations

Engaging in the business of selling at retail, new mv's w/o contract or franchise agreement

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action

Status

License valid

 

Jakes Used Cars LLC

City

Rossford

Violations

Theft conviction related to dealing in motor vehicles.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed the denial

Status

License valid

 

JTMG Holdings, Ltd.

City

Bowling Green

Violation

Post Licensure: Office littered with bugs. No hours posted. Dealer license not posted. The sign not at least 6 inches. No separation from the business to the south

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 01-20-15

Status

License revoked

 

L & M Auto Sales

City

Cleveland

Violations

MV related - Attempted Failure to Maintain Mileage Disclosure Statement and Attempted Failure to Maintain Written Agreement to Precede Sale

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action

Status

License valid

 

Let’s Make A Deal Used Auto Sales

City

Cleveland

Violation

Not attended by a licensed salesperson or member. Location was not easily accessible from the public roadway.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspended for one (1) day

Status

License valid

 

Madina Auto Sales

City

Columbus

Violations

Not physical separated from residence;
Office was being used for storage; Someone living in office of dealership; Display lot not clear of grass, trash, broken down vehicles; Office does not have permanent heat and electric; License was not displayed; Salesperson List was not posted; Not Maintaining records

Appealed

No

Board Action

License suspended for sixty (60) days.

Status

Suspended

 

Midwest Highway Sales

City

Columbus

Violations

No physical separation from another business;
No working telephone; No posted hours;
Unattended during posted hours;
Office not 180 square feet;

Not identifiable as a motor vehicle dealership

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 01-06-15

Status

License revoked

 

Owners Motor Group, LLC

City

Fremont

Violations

Conviction of Vehicular Assault.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Denial Reversed

Status

License issued; License valid

 

Pap’s Auto Group Sales & Service, Inc.

City

Cleveland

Violations

No separation from other business; No one present during posted hours.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 01-06-15

Status

License revoked

 

R & M Auto Service & Sales Inc.

City

Cleveland

Violations

No separation from other business; No one present during posted hours.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 01-06-15

Status

License revoked

 

Royal Auto Group LLC

City

Columbus

Violations

Post Licensure: No working phone line;
Not separated from another business; Mud on display lot; No posted hours; Office not 180 square feet.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 02-24-15

Status

License revoked

 

Selective Auto Mart

City

Cleveland

Violations

Judgment unsatisfied

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 02-12-15

Status

License revoked

 

The Best Auto Sales and Service Columbus

City

Columbus

Violations

Not separated from other business; display lot not clear of trash and large puddles of water; no posted business hours; not attended by a licensed salesperson

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 08-29-14

Status

License revoked

 

Three Star Auto Sales and Service

City

Columbus

Violations

Not separated from body shop.
Display lot not clear of trash and broken down vehicles.
Office does not have permanent heat and used for storage.
Salesperson list not posted.
Records not maintained.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspended for thirty (30) days and until into compliance

Status

Suspended Suspension served
License valid

 

The Car Corner

City

Cleveland

Violations

Not separated from another business by a permanent physical barrier; Posted hours were posted but not in a conspicuous place; Display lot was lettered with weeds; Not attended by a license the owner or a salesperson.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 08-19-14

Status

License revoked

 

Unsurpassed Holdings LLC

City

Columbus

Violations

Not permanent physical barrier; Licensed salesperson list was not posted in a conspicuous place; No licensed salesperson

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action

Status

License valid

 

Word Automotive Sales

City

Columbus

Violations

MV related conviction - Tampering with Records (M1)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspended for forty-five (45) days

Status

Suspended Suspension served
License valid

 

WJ3 Motor Company LLC

City

Columbus

Violations

Conviction to Temp Plate - Dealer. Dealership location abandoned.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation January 6, 2015

Status

License revoked

 

Younique Auto

City

Lima

Violations

Related conviction of Prohibited.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspended for thirty (30) days

Status

Suspended Suspension served
License valid

 
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