• Some valet companies could give your car away to a thief, investigation finds

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    Some valet companies could give your car away to a thief, investigation finds

    An investigation has found that some valet companies are handing cars over to people without tickets, allowing them to take off with vehicles they don’t own.

    An Inside Edition investigation put valet companies to the test after interviewing a man whose car was given to a thief when he left it with a valet.

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    Josh Gelle said he returned from dinner in Newport Beach, Calif., and found the valet had given his car away to a man who asked for it without showing a ticket.

    Inside Edition’s Chief Investigative Correspondent Lisa Guerrero rented a $40,000 Mercedes and handed it over to several valet companies in different cities to see if the car was safe.

    First, she dropped off the car at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Long Island, N.Y. Two hours later, an Inside Edition investigative producer showed up to see if he could pick up the car without a ticket.

    At first, the valet was hesitant.

    “I’m not supposed to get cars without their [ticket],” he said.

    But after the producer pointed to the Mercedes, the valet went to retrieve …read more  

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