Consumer Finance

More than 100 plaintiffs seek punitive damages from these out-of-state defendants, who allegedly charge more than 250 percent interest on auto loans, in violation of North Carolina law: Select Management Resources; Anderson Financial Services; LoanMax; Loansmart; Kipling Financial Services; and North American Title Loans; all are LLCs.

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Fraud and Deceit

A woman claims she paid Kearny Mesa Toyota $20,000 for a used Toyota Corolla ($29,800, including interest), relying upon its promise it would be “perfect for the use of travel to and from Mexico using the SENTRI program” (Secured Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection) but a Border Patrol agent confiscated her SENTRI pass because the car had been flagged for drug trafficking, in San Diego Superior Court.

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