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Old 09-08-2010, 06:39 AM
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Originally Posted by dunderhi View Post
And abusing the OP's property wasn't malicious? The moment the mechanic nailed the throttle, it was malicious. The moment he hnailed the throttle, he was no longer testing the car. It became stolen property at that point. The biggest mistake the dealer made was he didn't report the incident to the police when his mechanic returned.
Malicious means wrecking the car on purpose. The mechanic was totally wrong for taking the car for a joy ride but he didn't purposely wreck the car. If someone took a sledge hammer to a car they do it on purpose. One is a felony, one is an insurance claim.
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