Limerick car dealer fined €2,000 by court over misleading DoneDeal ad

Raheen Auto Centre used a photo which did not show the true amount of mileage on the vehicle

Exterior of Kilmallock District Court. Picture: Courts Service of Ireland

A Limerick car dealer has been fined €2,000 after pleading guilty to providing false information in relation to the prior history of a car.

On entering the guilty plea, Patrick Quinn, trading as Raheen Auto Centre, was fined €2,000 and €500 costs at Kilmallock District Court. Judge Patricia Harney gave Quinn six months to pay the entire sum in full.

Quinn placed an ad on DoneDeal, an online marketplace for motor vehicles, which included a ...