- File Number: 18-04-002
- In the matter of Motor Dealer Act R.S.B.C. 1996 C.316
- and Salesperson Licensing Regulation B.C. Reg. 202/2017
- Complainant: Vehicle Sales Authority of BC
- Motor Dealer/Salesperson:
Mr. Aslam applied for a salesperson licence.
Mr. Aslam has a criminal record, having pled guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance.
Mr. Aslam’s recent conduct, while on parole.
The Registrar found that:
o Mr. Aslam had accomplished the trafficking to which he pled guilty by creating secret compartments in motor vehicles.
o Mr. Aslam was a leader in the gang that orchestrated the trafficking.
o Mr. Aslam attempted to mislead the Authority with respect to his level of involvement with the trafficking.
o While on parole, Mr. Aslam had sold two motor vehicles and failed to properly document the sales or report them to his parole officer.
o Mr. Aslam’s criminal history is relevant to his being licensed as a salesperson.
o Mr. Aslam may be a target of gang violence, putting the public at risk of physical harm.
o Mr. Aslam has not been and likely will not be rehabilitated.
o Mr. Aslam is unsuitable to be licensed as a salesperson.
The Registrar denied Mr. Aslam’s application to be licensed as a salesperson.
The Registrar banned Mr. Aslam from applying to be a salesperson for seven (7) years.