CarHistory Audit Scam Ripping Off Vehicle Owners is a scam vehicle data report site that lures vehicle owners with cheap $1 vehicle history reports, but fails to send the report, and then continue to charge users.

We investigated, here’s how the scam site works, how to avoid it, and how to stop the charges.


Carhistory Audit which is located at is a website that claims to offer instant vehicle reports.. However, during our investigations, we discovered something fishy about the website. Some of the red flags observed includes –

  • It uses a fake business address Precision Data Search LLC 1809 E. Broadway St, Oviedo, FL 32765′ is a family house address not an office apartment.
  • Its telephone number ‘866-822-2491’ isn’t available for calls
  • There are complains on Reddit and ScamPulse from car owners who were scammed by the site
  • The website hasn’t been operating for long. (a domain checker tool) shows the website was registered on July 2023.
  • There’s no tangible information about the owner(s).

This is something you shouldn’t overlook. If you visit, the differences between the two sites is clear.

How Does The Carhistory Audit Scam Works

  • lures you with cheap vehicle report offer or uses a fake potential buyer of your car to make you get
  •   Fails to send the vehicle data
  • Continues to charge you monthly

How To Completely Stop The Charge on Your Credit Card has a contract with VISA so they’ll continue charging you even if you get a new credit card.

  • Tell your card issuer by phone, email or letter
  • Provide evidence of the monthly charge
  • Point out to the card issuer that they should follow the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) guidance on unauthorised payments from your account
  • Contact the Financial Ombudsman Service helpline on 0300 123 9 123 or visit the website at: (if you live in UK).

Your card issuer has no right to insist that you ask the company taking the payment first. They have to stop the payments if you ask them to.

If you ask to stop a payment, the card issuer should investigate each case on its own merit.

Meanwhile, if your car is up for sale online, you should do the following :

  • Go to one of the genuine agencies and purchase a report yourself. (You might pay as little as $10 and up to $50 for a detailed report)
  • You can offer it as an incentive as part of your ad. (You’re more likely to attract serious buyers that way — and no scammer is likely to ask you for an alternative report)

Conclusion is a viral scam targeting car owners. The fake website does not send the vehicle report but instead charge users monthly even when they get a new credit card. Beware of car buyers who insist that you get your vehicle report from this website!

Meanwhile, if you’re thinking about using a vehicle history reporting company you don’t know, then check out their reputation online.

Just use their name and words like “complaint” or “scam” in a browser search to see if anyone else has encountered problems with them.

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