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Silverline Security Accused of Duping Elderly Vivint Customer

A Utah resident was paying two alarm bills for two years after a Silverline Security representative allegedly tricked her into signing a new contract.


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Pennsylvania officials are planning to investigate Home Security Shield for its marketing tactics, prompting the security firm to change its objectives on the company’s Web site. SSI Staff · October 14, 2014

A Utah resident was paying two alarm bills for two years after a Silverline Security representative allegedly tricked her into signing a new contract. SSI Staff · September 02, 2014

An 88-year-old Missouri woman says a sales representative disconnected her Atlas Security system and replaced it with one from Vivint. SSI Staff · July 30, 2014

A man has approached several homeowners in Petersburg, claiming that he needs to change the batteries on their ADT security systems. SSI Staff · July 24, 2014

The Utah-based security firm has settled a claim with the Idaho Attorney General’s Office for allegedly violating the state’s Consumer Protection Act. SSI Staff · July 22, 2014

In this podcast, ADT Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary David Bleisch talks about alarm industry sales scams and the firm’s recent $25,000 bounty reward offer. SSI Staff · July 01, 2014

Dubuque Police believe an alarm sales representative used deceptive sales practices to reach his quota to sell security systems. SSI Staff · June 09, 2014

Police say some people are posing as a security alarm salesman from various companies. SSI Staff · June 06, 2014

ADT has accused Vision Security, based in Orem, Utah, of training its salespeople to lie in order to make sales. SSI Staff · June 03, 2014

To combat deceptive door-to-door alarm sales, ADT has launched a reward program that will award $25,000 to anyone who can provide proof that an alarm company is training its employees to be deceitful. Ashley Willis · May 27, 2014




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