Friday, May 2, 2014

VIN Switching: Identity Theft for Autos

It's not just us humans that are identity theft targets -- it happens to autos too, only then it's called VIN switching.

VIN is your unique Vehicle Identification Number, etched on labels that are supposed to be permanently fixed to the body and other parts of your car.

It's the only, mostly reliable, way of being able to accurately trace a vehicle's history and help to confirm title ownership.

It's totally illegal to change a VIN -- even for restorers who might be building a car from numerous different parts.

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