Florida Man Tries To Extort Dealership Out Of A Chevy Malibu

The Chevrolet Malibu hasn’t managed to step out of the shadow of the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, but that didn’t stop one Florida man from allegedly trying to extort a dealership out of the also-ran.

According to WESH, Daytona Beach resident Christian Mosco found old sales records from Jon Hall Chevrolet. The documents were apparently from the early 2000’s and included personal information such as customers’ social security numbers.

Instead of destroying the records or simply handing them over to the dealership, Mosco allegedly decided to attempt to make a quick buck. According to police, he sent photos of the records to the dealership and asked for a 2019 Chevrolet Malibu as well as $50,000 (£39,417 / €44,199).

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If the dealership failed to comply, Mosco said he’d go to the media and turn the incident into a “big story.” He claimed this would result in a class action lawsuit that would eventually put the dealership out of business.

Police said Mosco used his own name in the e-mails and asked to meet at their lawyers office where he could return the documents and pick up the cash as well as the car. Unfortunately for Mosco, the dealership contacted police and they were waiting for him at the lawyer’s office.

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The 46 year old was taken into custody, but police said Mosco didn’t think he had done anything wrong. Mosco also allegedly told officers he wasn’t trying to be greedy, because he could have asked for more money. As for the Malibu? Police said Mosco wanted it because it was “his wife’s favorite car.”

According to the Volusia County Clerk of Circuit Court, Mosco has been charged with “threats or extortion” and this is a second degree felony.  This is punishable by up to 15 years in prison according to FLcrimedefense.com.

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  • Rocket
    • 2PacOfCarscoop

      wrong giff, you moron..

    • Six_Tymes

      lol. good one!

  • Adilos Nave

    All you need to know is that this guy’s wife’s favorite car is a Malibu. Of all the cars available, the Malibu.

    • Marc Gruben

      Makes you wonder who the crazy one is in that relationship.

      • Honda NSX-R

        The guy went to jail for trying to get a Chevy Malibu, I’d say he’s the crazy one.

  • TB
  • TRB0T0Y

    Ah Florida! Gotta love the heat, humidity, and stupidity!

    Definitely not an issue where I work. Last week I mistakenly slipped my hotel shift paperwork into our locked shredder bin. It made my manager have an aneurysm. He had to go through several lock boxes , call corporate, damn near needed the Pope’s blessing to open that puppy up.

    Don’t skimp on the shredding y’all!


  • Mr. EP9

    Keep trying Florida man.

    • 2PacOfCarscoop

      How do you know it’s a man…. This is s3xist,…. Carsco oop tooo

  • robotlogic

    So now we know that Mosco is an idiot and his wife has poor taste in cars.

  • Stigasawuswrecks
  • TheBelltower

    “…Mosco wanted it because it was “his wife’s favorite car.””

    C’mon Florida… WTF’s the matter with you?

  • kachuks

    Check out his YT channel. Dude belongs in an institution.

    • Six_Tymes

      I dont see any Christian Mosco’s that look 46 years old, post the link if you saw it.

  • Six_Tymes

    46 years old and dumb as a stump. how could he not know extortion is illegal

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Of all the cars…

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