2014 Board Actions

March 2014

 

Baton Rouge, LA – The Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission (LUMVC) held an Administrative Hearing on March 17, 2014, on LARRY BROWN, INDIVIDUALLY AND LAUCO, LLC DBA LAUCO AUTO SALES located at 220 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA. Larry Brown was assessed a fine for the following violation: One Thousand Dollars and no/100 ($1,000.00) each for six (6) counts in violation of La. R.S. 32:792(B)(2) Committing a fraudulent act in selling, purchasing, or dealing in used motor vehicles or misrepresenting the terms and conditions of a sale, purchase, or contract for sale or purchase of a used motor vehicle or any interest including an option to purchase.

 

JUDGEMENT: $6,000.00 FINE

 

March 2014

 

Baton Rouge, LA – The Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission (LUMVC) held an Administrative Hearing on March 17, 2014, on SHAWN CALVIT, INDIVIDUALLY AND LAUCO, LLC DBA LAUCO AUTO SALES located at 220 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA. Shawn Calvit was assessed a fine for the following violations: One Thousand Dollars and no/100 ($1,000.00) each for seventy-two (72) counts in violation of La. R.S. 32:792(B)(2) Committing a fraudulent act in selling, purchasing, or dealing in used motor vehicles or misrepresenting the terms and conditions of a sale, purchase, or contract for sale or purchase of a used motor vehicle or any interest including an option to purchase.

 

JUDGEMENT: $72,000.00 FINE

 

 

March 2014

 

Baton Rouge, LA – The Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission (LUMVC) held an Administrative Hearing on March 17, 2014, on MICHAEL LAUE, INDIVIDUALLY AND LAUCO, LLC DBA LAUCO AUTO SALES located at 220 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA. Michael Laue was assessed a fine for the following violations: Two Thousand Dollars and no/100 ($2,000.00) each for seventy-two (72) counts in violation of La. R.S. 32:792(B)(2) Committing a fraudulent act in selling, purchasing, or dealing in used motor vehicles or misrepresenting the terms and conditions of a sale, purchase, or contract for sale or purchase of a used motor vehicle or any interest including an option to purchase. Two Thousand Dollars and no/100 ($2,000.00) each for two (2) counts in violation of La. R.S. 32:792(B)(5) Employing unlicensed salespersons or other unlicensed persons in connection with the sale of used motor vehicles. Two Thousand Dollars and no/100 ($2,000.00) each for one (1) count of La. R.S. 32:792(B)(8) Engaging in a practice failing to deliver certificates of title to a consumer within the time limitations prescribed in R.S. 32:705. Two Thousand Dollars and no/100 ($2,000.00) each for seventy-two (72) counts in violation of La. R.S. 32:792(B)(10) Engaging in the practice of failing to remit sales tax where the tax has been collected by the dealer. Two Thousand Dollars and no/100 ($2,000.00) each for two (2) counts in violation of La. R.S. 32:795(B) Every used motor vehicle dealer who accepts a deposit of down payment for a purchase agreement conditioned upon the consumer’s ability to obtain financing of the remainder of the purchase price shall return the deposit or down payment upon a determination that the consumer does not qualify for financing. If no determination is made regarding financing within twenty days of the receipt of the deposit or down payment, the deposit or down payment shall be returned to the consumer at the end of the twenty day period. The Used Motor Vehicle Dealer License issued for LAUCO LLC DBA LAUCO AUTO SALES and the salesperson license for MICHAEL LAUE are hereby REVOKED.

 

JUDGEMENT: $298,000.00 FINE