Used Car Salesman Bilked His Mom On ExtraCharges

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SAGINAW, Mich. - (12/08/04) -- A former used car salesman isexpected to plead guilty to charges he bilked dozens customers,including his mother, of thousands of dollars of phony extracharges. Attorneys for Gregory Granberry, 44, are apparentlyworking on a plea deal for overcharging customers by addingfictional items to their bills, then having the dealership issuethe customers a refund check. Granberry then allegedly forged thecustomers' signatures and deposited the checks in his account atSecurity FCU. The scam was detected when one customer complainedthat a $2,400 'payoff' for a loan at the credit union appeared onhis invoice, although he had no loan there. Police said Granberryvictimized dozens of victims, including his 73-year-old mother,overcharging her by $981.07 for her vehicle.

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