ANKENY, IOWA (May 9, 2023) — The Iowa Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Investigation and Identity Protection and Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird are warning the public to be aware of a fraudulent vehicle sales scam.
A criminal entity, using the website pettymotors.com/, has been attempting to impersonate Petty Motors Inc, a licensed and legitimate car dealership in Knoxville, Iowa.
If you have had dealings with a company you believe to be either Petty Motors or Petty Motors Inc, please contact the dealership at (641)891-8980 to verify the authenticity of your interactions.
Contact the Iowa DOT’s Bureau of Investigation & Identity Protection at email@example.com or the Iowa Attorney General’s Office Consumer Protection Division at (515)281-5926 to confirm legitimacy or to report any interactions believed to be fraudulent.
Contact: Iowa DOT’s Bureau of Investigation & Identity Protection at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Iowa Attorney General’s Office Consumer Protection Division at 515-281-5926.