Selling and installing non-functioning airbags is now a crime in Maryland. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s signing Senate Bill into law May 9 that makes it a crime to install or sell counterfeit airbags. Conviction earns up to five years in state prison and up to $5,000 in fines.
Making airbag scams a specific crime in Maryland will help save lives and clamp down on a costly insurance scam, the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud said in lauding the bills passage.
“Maryland has taken a firm step toward deflating airbag scams. Dangerous knockoff airbags threaten motorist lives in crashes and bilk auto