Buying a used car should be an exciting experience and if you do it right, finding a reliable vehicle that will last you for years could just be several clicks away. Unfortunately, due to the rampant used car scams in the market, the possibility of coming across a problematic vehicle is pretty high. But thanks to the internet and online database systems. Doing a VIN check could help uncover hidden problems that a used car is hiding. Get a vehicle history report to check the vehicles current registration, branding, odometer reading and previous accident record.