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Where Do All the Flooded Cars Go?

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Hurricane Ian may have resulted in over 300,000 damaged vehicles in SWFL and the Carolinas. So what happens to those cars? Well, just be careful when car shopping right now. When a vehicle in Florida is flooded and reported, the insurance company is required to brand the title as “salvage flood.” “Like most fraud, it’s a cat and mouse game,” says Mark Schirmer, spokesman for Cox Automotive, Inc. “Fraudsters are always looking for ways to trick title check services. No one knows how often they succeed. He says order a history check and ask a mechanic to inspect the vehicle.

 

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