A Kensington man has been fined $25,000 after being convicted of shopping for and promoting automobiles with out a license.
Mark Wayne Williams was convicted in absence final week after shopping for 51 automobiles from sellers and personal sellers, and promoting 56 to non-public consumers and a supplier between June and September in 2016.
Williams, who had beforehand operated in Kenwick as Automotive 1 Automobile Wholesale, was discovered to have breached the Motor Automobile Sellers Act, utilizing licence particulars of a professional motorized vehicle supplier when shopping for the automobiles earlier than promoting them for his personal enterprise.
WA Shopper Safety commissioner David Hillyard mentioned it was “unfair” for sellers who did the correct factor to must compete with unlicensed operators.
Mr Hillyard mentioned unlicensed sellers couldn’t provide the identical rights and warranties to clients.