Originally Posted by mdosu
counterfeit car parts? (misrepresenting OEM branded parts)
Yes, mostly linked to eastern European organized crime in the past and present.
There is also a scam where disreputable shops just put in an airbag (stolen or otherwise) and dont do any of required coding or electronics to have it work with the car..they just remove the SRS lights so people think they have a working airbag, until they get into an accident and realize they dont