Published May 24, 2019

The car was sent to a mechanic who told her the gas was full of water, sending her a picture of the see-through sample in a jar to prove the point.

The bill to replace her fuel pump and other items and get her car running totaled more than $1,300. Combined with the towing charge, she was forced to pay $1,500.

Darlene did get reimbursed for the repair charges by the insurance company representing the gas station, but she was far from alone.

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