The Colorado Attorney General’s Office is investigating if data sold by the DMV was used by the car warranty companies.
DENVER — The postcard-shaped warnings showed up in Dave Burritt’s mailbox a week after he registered his 2012 Chevrolet Impala with the Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
One read, in bold font, “The factory warranty on your 2012 Chevy may have expired or is about to expire.”
Another said, “By neglecting to activate your repair plan, you will be responsible for paying for all repairs out of pocket.”
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Burritt said he immediately suspected his legally-required interactions with the DMV were to blame.
“Somebody definitely sold my information,” he said.
He said he thought about hopping on the phone with the DMV folks, but then thought about calling 9NEWS.
“I thought if I just called the state,…