Another Ohio Warranty Company Screws Customers

It was two years ago that Scene first wrote about the woes of Anthony Hodel , whose once-booming extended car warranty business exploded in a hail of thievery ("Platinum Tony," October 12, 2005). While Hodel lived like a prince with a fleet of expensive cars, a mansion in Brecksville, and enough jewelry to please a pirate, hundreds of warranty-holders were writing to the Ohio Attorney General to complain that their claims weren’t being paid. But when Hodel started feeling the heat come down, he ran like a scared little girl, declaring bankruptcy and leaving his customers with broken cars and worthless contracts. (Click 'More' to read on)