May 12, 2013
In the latest round of pitfalls facing people who nationalize their foreign plated TIP cars, there are reports out of Chapala that some lawyers and brokers are issuing fake pediments and giving out plates that are off stolen cars. Lic. Spencer McMullin reports that this becomes a big headache for the driver if you are pulled over, and the police find you are driving a car that shows up as being stolen. Police take car theft seriously, and he points out that they may approach the driver with guns drawn… http://www.chapala.com/webboard/index.php?showtopic=43893#entry339164
If you suspect there might be a problems with your plates, you can check them at this Mexican Federal Govt. website:
You enter your Plate Number, VIN, or Folio ID.
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