SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento individual alleges a car dealership give him a false credit approval when purchasing a vehicle.
Glen Darnel Mack filed a complaint on May 24 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against Elk Grove Ford, citing violation of the Truth in Lending Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, as well as breach of good faith and fair dealing.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in February, he purchased a vehicle from the defendant. The suit states that a week after signing the subsequent installment contract, the defendant informed the plaintiff that his financing had not been approved and that he had to surrender the vehicle back to the defendant. The suit states
the dealership failed to provide proper notice as to why the plaintiff's extension of credit was revoked.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual damages, statutory damages, incidental and consequential damages, punitive damages, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. He is represented by Trinette G. Kent of Lemberg Law LLC in Wilton, Connecticut.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Case number 2:16-cv-01118-TLN-KJN