State shuts down Redford auto repair shop after FOX 2 story

State shuts down Redford auto repair shop after FOX 2 story


of us to follow up the state is now getting involved after we exposed a Redford Township auto repair shop that’s been taking advantage of its customers their cars have been there for months without being fixed Fox 2’s Turner here now with the update tear their cars sure won’t be getting fixed at this shop now because of our story the state made a very interesting discovery and has issued a cease and desist order you need your car yeah I need my car where’s your car more cars in this video this guy is on the phone with Deon Thomas the owner of crucial customs trying to get his car out of that building his vehicle one of dozens that are stuck inside the Redford Township auto body shop still waiting to be fixed or painted in some cases for months I am I am way beyond upset we first introduced you to Diane Ramsey on Monday her car was wrecked last fall she took a year to be fixed six months later it’s in worse condition than she left it same issue for Rajan a Posey who paid nearly 1,600 bucks out of her own pocket to have her car fixed what’s he saying it’s taking so long it’s a different story every time a spokesperson with Secretary of State contacted us after they saw our story and looked into the business turns out crucial customs and supreme auto sports LLC which operates out of the same location is not licensed by the state on top of that the mechanics working there are certified there is now an order slapped on the door putting the owner on notice that if they continue to operate the shop they will be criminally prosecuted and not certified you shouldn’t be working in the first place Thomas refused an interview telling us by phone he never knew he needed to be licensed or certified and he plans to hire other body shops to finish the work on the remaining car we found his mother there who was trying to work with dissatisfied customers who came by you see this here right would you drop your call have you seen Olli well he said it could do the job I was no question would you I oh thank you but if you said he could do the job it’s too is it’s too much work too much work for one person Rasen a has her car towed out of there but now like so many customers she just wants her money back I knew he wasn’t certified eczema and said I need you to give me all my money babe because when I took my car to another shop today well yesterday they told me that my battery was hooked up the wrong way and everything else I was like what that’s too low I’m honest and I thought you know hey you made mistakes you have to pay for well we’re told Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has made it a priority to crack down on unlicensed repair shops state investigators plan to revisit the location to make sure they are not working on any more cars and even this guy’s mother is not defending you but what about the customers are they going to get their cars back I’m going to get that money back well as we ran into people there they’re trying but no one will let them in to get the vehicles out so in many cases they’re going to have to get some towed to new locations and then possibly pay out of pocket or try to get their insurance company to reissue the check so they can get them fixed and then on top of that some of the cars that had already been fixed were poorly done and she’s afraid like the woman we just spoke to afraid to drive it because everything’s on the wrong father not working properly it’s a math huge matically I see so wait and I do want to say if everybody else has gone through this the state makes sure wants people to contact them so we put a link to the office of investigative services with this story on our website and the state will look into your complaint thank you


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