A week after an Ottawa County, Ohio, RV dealer pleaded guilty to selling vehicles without providing titles to buyers, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office filed suit Thursday (March 29) against the dealership.
The Toledo Blade reported that Tom’s Toys, which had car and recreational vehicle dealerships in Port Clinton, Springfield, and Lancaster, Ohio, was accused in the consumer protection lawsuit of violating Ohio’s motor vehicle title law. Attorney General Mike DeWine said his office had received more than 60 complaints about Tom’s Toys in the last two years.
Owner Thomas E. Owens, 43, of Marblehead pleaded guilty March 22 to three felony counts of prohibited acts involving certificates of title, which represent offenses committed in Ottawa, Clark, and Fairfield counties where his business was located. Ottawa County Common Pleas Judge Bruce Winters scheduled sentencing for Sept. 21.
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