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Defendants violated the CSPA by: 1) accepting deposits from consumers without an obligation to refrain from offering the goods for sale to any other person for s specified period of time; 2) failing to provide a written receipt stating clearly and conspicuously the cash selling price and the amount of the deposit, and whether the deposit is refundable and under what circumstances; 3) failing to immediately make available a refund of a consumer's deposit when the consumer's offer was not accepted within four days of delivery of such deposit; 4) failing to file an application of certificate of title within 30 days after the assignment or delivery of a motor vehicle; 5) charging a documentary service fee in a motor vehicle transaction that exceeded ten percent of the amount the buyer was required to pay pursuant to the contract, excluding tax, title and registration fees, and any negative equity adjustment; 6) failing to send a notice setting forth specifically the circumstances constituting a default within five days after repossessing a consumer's motor vehicle; 7) failing to dispose of a consumer's vehicle after repossession in a commercially reasonable manner, and failing to provide a notice to eh consumer at least ten days prior to disposition of the collateral stating the time and place the collateral would be sold and the minimum price for which such collateral would be sold, together with a statement that the debtor could be held liable for any deficiency resulting from the sale; 8) representing that a consumer transaction involved a warranty and then failing to honor such warranty; and 9) engaging in consumer transactions while having unsatisfied judgments arising out of previous consumer transactions. Defendants ordered to pay $4,453.79 in consumer restitution and $5,000 in civil penalties ($3,500 suspended).
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