Disciplinary actions: Vehicle dealers

For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.

March 2017

Gregory Allen Jacob Wold — Everett, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed Dealer.
  • Action: Ordered to cease & desist, fined $1,500.

Larson Chrysler Jeep Dodge — Puyallup, WA

  • Finding: Late titles transfer.
  • Action: Fined $750.

AV Auto Wrecker — Centralia, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Fined $2,500.

February 2017

Volker McIntyre — Tacoma, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $5,000 stayed full $5,000 providing respondent apply and be issued a dealer license.

Bara Alou Traore, dba Star Cab International — Everett, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $2,000.

Dennis Chancellor — Granite Falls, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $1,500

Washington Auto Finance — Shoreline, WA

  • Finding: Failure to disclose on the face of the purchase order agreement "salvage/rebuilt", failure to have records for vehicle inspection, no signage at place of business.
  • Action: Fined $250.

Kent Grand Auto Sales — Kent, WA

  • Finding: Failure to disclose vehicle as "salvage/rebuilt."
  • Action: Fined $500.

January 2017

Noe Guerrero-Pineda — Union Gap, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $500.

Josh D. Young — Marysville, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed wrecker activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $9,000.

December 2016

Victory Lane Motors — Vancouver, WA

  • Finding: Failed to disclose on the purchase order agreement that the Documentary Service Fee is negotiable.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Joel Valencia Martinez

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, denied transporter license.

November 2016

Shamil Shaaiwet — Kent, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $1,000.

Advanced Motor Sales LLC dba A261

  • Finding: No Established place of business.
  • Action: License revoked.

Noe Guerrero Pineda

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $500.

October 2016

Cosmopolitan Motors, LLC — Tacoma, WA

  • Finding: Late title transfer, selling vehicle off-site, failed to enter temporary permit within 24 hours of sale, misrepresentation, fee overcharges.
  • Action: Fined $3,000.

August 2016

A&D Motors dba M226 — Moses Lake, WA

  • Finding: No established place of business.
  • Action: License revoked.

Abdul Hadi Sarwari — Lynnwood, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $1,000.

Dogcon Auto — Shelton, WA

  • Finding: Failure to disclose in writing that vehicle was an insurance salvage/rebuilt, failure to transfer title into dealers name prior to selling it, late title transfer.
  • Action: Fined $2,000.

Omar A. Khaleel — Kent, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $1,000.

Fernando Portillo Sorto — Des Moines, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $8,000.

New Creation Auto Sales — Everett, WA

  • Finding: Failure to enter temporary permit into the e-permitting log, failure to address advertising issues on dealer website.
  • Action: Fined $750.

Jared D. Egbert — Lake Tapps, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist.

Aleksey Bauman — Vineland, NJ

  • Finding: Unlicensed wrecker activity.
  • Action: Fined $1,500.

Jose Alberto Garcia Molina — Kent, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $5,000.

James A.K. Muguku — Tacoma, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist.

Sunny Valley Sales — Centralia, WA

  • Finding: Failure to disclose salvage/rebuilt status of vehicle, falsification of title documents.
  • Action: Fined $2,000.

Genaro Santiago Barragan — Pasco, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Order to cease and desist, fined $1,500.

Titus Will Hyundai Sales — Olympia, WA

  • Finding: Late title transfer.
  • Action:  Fined $1,500.

July 2016

Puyallup Auto Center — Puyallup, WA

  • Finding: Late title transfers on 15 vehicles.
  • Action: Fined $3,500.

Hertz Car Sales — Estero, FL

  • Finding: Late title transfers on 35 vehicles.
  • Action: Fined $19,000.

Global Auto — Tacoma, WA

  • Finding: Failure to produce records and late title transfer.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Austin's Affordable Autos — Vancouver, WA

  • Finding: Falsification of Affidavit of Loss/Release of Interest and Odometer Disclosure/Title Extension Statement, late title transfer.
  • Action: Fined $1,000, which is stayed for 1 year.

Bridgeport Auto Sales — Kent, WA

  • Finding: Late title transfers on 3 vehicles.
  • Action: Fined $1,500.

Chuck Olson Chevrolet — Shoreline, WA

  • Finding: Late title transfers on 5 vehicles.
  • Action: Fined $2,000.

Pat Moore Quality Cars — Vancouver, WA

  • Finding: Falsification of sale and delivery dates on title transfer application.
  • Action: Fined $1,000 fine, which is stayed for 1 year.

Autotrack — Mount Vernon, WA

  • Finding: Failure to accept or reject the contract or waive all conditions.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Joe Steve — Tacoma, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $7,000.

June 2016

Charles E. Gill — Bellevue, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $2,000.

Heng Lim — Renton, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $5,000.

Zein Automobiles — Everett, WA

  • Finding: Failure to have possession of title prior to sale of vehicle.
  • Action: Fined $750.

Juan C. Camarena Melendez — Mount Vernon, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $7,000.

Leavitt Auto Sales — Everett, WA

  • Finding: Late title transfers, failure to have possession of the title at the time of sale, falsification of sale/delivery date, unlawful issuance of e-permits.
  • Action: Fined $1,350.

My Town Motors — Auburn, WA

  • Finding: 10 late title transfers.
  • Action: Fined $7,500.

May 2016

Frontline Auto Centre — Bothell, WA

  • Finding: Failed to disclose "salvage/rebuilt' status of vehicle on the purchase order agreement, failed to itemize license transfer fee on the purchase order agreement.
  • Action: Fined $1,500.

Touch of Class Auto Body — Battle Ground, WA

  • Finding: Failure to collect sales tax and licensing fees, and failure to retain records.
  • Action: Fined $250.

Tom's Boat Shop — Wilbur, WA

  • Finding: Late title transfer.
  • Action: Fined $750, which is stayed for 1 year.

Northwest Autoway — Puyallup, WA

  • Finding: Failed to disclose "salvage/rebuilt' status of vehicle on the purchase order agreement.
  • Action: Fined $1,000, which is stayed for 1 year.

West Coast Autoworks — Edmonds, WA

  • Finding: Late title transfer.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Titus-Will Ford Sales — Tacoma, WA

  • Finding: 3 late title transfers.
  • Action: Fined $750.

Clean Machine Auto Detail — Longview, WA

  • Finding: Failed to disclose "salvage/rebuilt' status of vehicle on the purchase order agreement.
  • Action: Fined $250.

Camp Chevrolet Camp Cadillac — Spokane, WA

  • Finding: Sold 8 vehicles and failed to transfer titles into the buyer's name within 45 days.
  • Action: Fined $3,500.

New Creation Auto Sales — Everett, WA

  • Finding: Failure to transfer title, unlawful issuance of vehicle dealer temporary permit, failure to enter temporary permits into the e-permit system, failure to disclose on the purchase order agreement that the Documentary Service Fee is negotiable, unlawful transfer of title without consent of buyer.
  • Action: Fined $6,750.

Dogcon Auto — Shelton, WA

  • Finding: Failure to pay fine.
  • Action: Payment arrangements.

Steven Herrera — Marysville, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $1,000.

Koorosh Behzad — Issaquah, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $1,000.

Kiarash Behzad — Issaquah, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $3,000.

Yaroslav Klykov — Bellingham, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $2,000.

Sheila Ristick — Hillsboro, OR

  • Finding: Unlicensed dealer activity.
  • Action: Ordered to cease and desist, fined $9,000.

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