File Number: 20-09-004
In the Matter of the Motor Dealer Act,
and the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act
and the Salesperson Licensing Regulation
Complainant: The Vehicle Sales Authority of B.C.
Brian D. Rowe (#106494)
The Authority received a complaint from a consumer regarding the sale of a 2006 Honda Odyssey by a motor dealer. Upon investigation, it was determined that the dealer was not aware it had sold the Odyssey. It was determined that Brian D. Rowe posed as an authorized representative of the dealer when selling the Odyssey to the consumer. The Authority found another 15 vehicles sold by Mr. Rowe posing as two different dealers. One was the motor dealer who allegedly sold the Odyssey. Mr. Rowe had no prior connection with that dealer. The second dealer was a closed motor dealer where Mr. Rowe had been previously employed.
The Authority alleged that Brian D Rowe conducted the sale of 16 motor vehicles while posing as two different motor dealers and for violations of the following legislation:
Main factual findings