It was an auto dealer’s dream: an auto brokerage that referred dozens of buyers with six-figure incomes and top credit scores to Atlanta dealerships.
The brokerage "seemed like a good customer," says a dealer who did business with the company, Xquisite Empire Inc.
The transactions "involved real numbers on real people with real credit," says the dealer, who asked not to be identified.
Just one catch: Xquisite Empire was a theft ring, prosecutors say.
Here’s how they describe the alleged scheme: