Identity Theft Used For Car Loan Application

On March 11, 2011 at 5:11 p.m. a resident reported identity theft. The victim stated that she was contacted by a car dealer “Tenafly Kia”, who was notifying her that her credit application had been approved for $25,000 to purchase an automobile, and to make an appointment to come into the dealership. The victim informed the salesmen that she had not applied for an auto loan and was not in the market to purchase a vehicle. The salesmen stated the loan approval had been received by the dealership from an online loan application website. The dealership, upon learning that she had not applied for a loan stated they would discard the application.