An attempt to pay for a car was made, using only the credit card numbers without the physical card or ID present. The two individuals did not end up taking delivery of the car as dealership staff caught on and corrected course.
The individuals’ names that were provided to the dealership were:
This is an important reminder to all dealers to ensure proper processes are in place when it comes to credit card payments or any in-person interactions (i.e., a credit card presented must match the ID of the person in front of you.
Andrew Scott Penner has shown up on previous occasions, as reported by the CRIME Bureau of Global News.
Tips for Verifying Identification:
Third party verification services are available from both Equifax and TransUnion.
Here are some tips to follow when verifying an individual’s identification:
Study the cardholder:
Standard features of a BC Driver’s License:
Examine the ID carefully:
Vehicle Sales Authority of British Columbia
Suite 280, 8029 199th Street
Langley, BC Y2Y 0E2