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This company offers in house financing services for new and used vehicles.
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Factors that raised the rating for Auto Acceptance include:
- Length of time business has been operating
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
- Response to 2 complaint(s) filed against business
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business
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|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Problems with Product/Service||1|
|Total Closed Complaints||2|
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|Total Customer Reviews||0|
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Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles
1905 Lana Ave NE, Salem OR 97314
Phone Number: (503) 299-9999
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Brad Tonkin, Co-President Mr. Ed Tonkin, Co-President Mr. Mike Burgess, GM Ms. Charmaine Colvill, Collections/Legal Mr. Danny Dragomir, Digital Marketing Director Ms. Lisa Nichols, Executive Assistant
Consumer Finance & Loan Companies Loans Miscellaneous Financial Investment Activities (NAICS: 523999)
Method(s) of Paymentcash, check, debit and credit cards , money orders
Alternate Business NamesBerco Finance Corp Portland Car Loan Ron Tonkin Auto
12155 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220 (503) 254-2787 Directions
PO Box 30237
Portland, OR 97294
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|Positive Review||5 points per review|
|Neutral Review||3 points per review|
|Negative Review||1 point per review|
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Complaint: These people are a HUGE ripoff. They prey on people with bad credit and they lie! I had a bankruptcy and her student loans reported derogatory after the BK which brought her score down a lot. I purchased a vehicle that said $7999 in the window, I had $800 down and her payments were $391/mo!!! A few months later I realized they added some bogus "warranty" for $1600 AND sold the car for $9600!!! When I asked about this, I was told that Ron Tonkin dealership is a separate entity than Ron Tonkin Auto Finance...hmmm. When I contacted the dealership, they said that it wasn't on sale when I bought it. So after making payments on time for 2 years, my son was in a bad accident out of state and had some hospital bills. The lady at Ron Tonkin Auto Finance was kind enough to give me "hardship" for a few months and make $200 payments. The lady said my interest would be brought down during this time also. Well, that didn't happen! The lady all of the sudden isn't employed there any longer! The lady "in charge" is a ****** *********. She said it didn't matter what the other lady said and that while I was making $200 payments the principal balance was actually going up! 3 years later I still owe $7000 on a car worth $3000. The car has problems from a previous undisclosed accident an after not being able to make my payment and being a month behind the car was repo'ed. I even had an agreement to make a payment THAT DAY but they took it while I was at work. I hate this place with a passion and will do all I can to help this place lose business.
Desired Settlement: I want to be refunded every last penny I have this lying business.
I received the Better Business Bureau complaint submitted by Ms. *********
In May of 2013, we did decide to reduce Ms. *******' payments and interest, in
After the vehicle was sold at auction, Auto Acceptance mailed to Ms. ******* a
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Complaint: I turned in a vehicle they sold me in 2006, the car broke down 1 month after purchasing it. I asked them what was to happen next. They stated it was going to be sold at auction and they were going to bill me for what was owed after the auction. They failed to do that. Then they served my mother in law in 2008, who I did not live with, with court documentation for garnishment. They never contacted me regarding this matter. Then sept 2013 I started getting garnished. I tried to contact them regarding this issue and ********* was rude to and would not give me any type of information. Calling me inappropriate names and refusing me to speak to anyone else. I called them several times trying to resolve this matter. Also doubling the amount owed to them for what I initially bought the car for. I filed bankruptcy and tried to call for information regarding when the funds were going to be issued back to me, the secretary ****** refused to let me speak to anyone else, I told her I did not want to speak to ********* as I have had troubles with her in the past.
Desired Settlement: I want my money they owe me back.
Business Response: Initial Business Response /* (1000, 6, 2013/10/17) */ Concerning, Judgment case #***XXXXXX : Auto Acceptance was notified 10/3/13 by *** *** ************ ( ********* ) employer that she had filed bankruptcy on 09/30/13 with the Western District of Washington Case #XX-XXXXX-BDL. Since *** ********* has an Attorney on record ( ***** ***** ) and she is now protected by the bankruptcy court, I informed *** ********* that she will need to have her attorney call and discuss any issues and/or questions with me the Legal manager ( I handle any and all small claims/garnishments/bankruptcy's ),regarding to specific questions about the amount of the debt, we are required to discuss this with the debtor's attorney while the Bankruptcy is open. We follow the all rules concerning each Bankruptcy and all monies garnished before the debtor filed Bankruptcy has been sent to the Trustee on record **** ******* **** ******* **** * Tacoma WA 98466 on 10/16/13.