WEST PALM BEACH - A used car that's almost like new. That's the selling point with certified pre-owned cars, but a Consumer Watchdog investigation is exposing the dark past of some of these vehicles in this so-called selective program.
"It's a gimmick. It's just a way to install false confidence in a person in a vehicle that may have serious problems," explained consumer lawyer Bob Murphy.
Murphy believes it's costing consumers billions of dollars a year because they're paying more for a car that may have unseen problems.
The cheap and simple step that you can take that could save you thousands of dollars Wednesday on NewsChannel 5 at 11.