Weekly 5: Tennessee dealer charged with boat resale scam

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com.

1. Tennessee dealer charged with boat resale scam

Carolyn Dianne Hopkins, the former owner of Tennessee’s Pickwick Water Sports, repeatedly sold and resold boats to multiple buyers, WATN reported.

It’s a scam that was made possible by the fact that Tennessee has no title law for boats, local officials say.

The dealer offered free storage to buyers, and then resold those boats to new buyers several times.

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