Devon & Somerset Trading Standards Prosecutions

Two used car dealers plead guilty to supplying dangerous vehicles

At Exeter Crown Court on Monday 13 June, Paul Fitzgerald John Hussey, 49, and Adam George Wallis, 27, pleaded guilty to a number of offences in relation to sales of vehicles. 

The used car dealers operating out of Bideford have pleaded guilty to supplying dangerous and unroadworthy vehicles and false advertising, in a prosecution brought by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service.  The court heard that one vehicle, a VW Golf sold by Wallis, was in such a dangerous condition that the day after purchase the front passenger wheel fell off as the new owner was driving though Bideford.

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