She even called the DMV asking whose name the car's title was in. The DMV would not tell her, but did say it was not in her name or Rosco Meadows, the man she bought the car from. The reason I want my money back is because I feel like he's been taking too long to transfer the title over to his name into my name," said Ross.
Now, Ross said Meadows has had her car in his garage for more than a week, after she had it towed there so he could fix it.
Ross called KLBK asking for help, because she now either wants her car, or wants her money back.
She signed a contract with Meadows, which said she would get the title in her name two days after she bought the car. That has yet to happen.
On the phone, Meadows said he sold the car to Ross as is, and told her she could bring the car to him to get it fixed for a price. He also said he was working on getting the title transferred to his name, saying he just needed to mail off the paperwork. He would not say whose name the title is in, or when Ross could expect the title to be transferred to her name.
When it comes to buying a used car, Bart Reagor with Reagor-Dykes Autogroup says there are some steps to take before buying.
"If the guy is walking you around and only seems to take you to one side of the car versus the other, you might want to check that out," said Reagor. He also says make sure you get a good look at the body of the car in sunlight so you'll see everything.
He says to make sure it's someone you trust that you are buying from, and if at all possible, take the car for a test drive. Reagor also says to know what you want going into the sale so that when you do make a purchase. "Have an idea of what they want, and about what they want to spend, and stand pretty firm in that area and not end up getting home and going 'Well how did I end up with this car?'" said Reagor.
Ross said she just wants something to be done. "It just feels like I've been took for my money," said Ross.