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The Alarm Guys Accused of Duping Vivint Customer to Switch Security Service

A representative for The Alarm Guys allegedly told a California woman that his firm had taken over Vivint, prompting the customer to sign a five-year-contract with his alarm company.


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An elderly Washington-based woman says a sales representative disconnected her NorthStar Alarm security system and replaced it with one from BP Alarm. SSI Staff · July 14, 2015

Hernando County (Fla.) deputies have received reports that a Capital Connect sales representative is using dishonest tactics to sell homeowners upgrades to their security systems. SSI Staff · July 14, 2015

Trio Alarm has agreed to settle a claim with the Virginia Attorney General’s Office over unethical door-to-door sales practices. SSI Staff · July 07, 2015

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has filed a civil complaint against Trio Alarm, claiming that the door-to-door alarm sales company tricked customers into signing contracts with the firm. SSI Staff · June 22, 2015

A Safe Home Security salesperson allegedly tricked a nine-month pregnant ADT customer into signing a five-year contract with his alarm firm. SSI Staff · June 12, 2015

An AMP Security representative allegedly told a Tennessee woman that ADT had been purchased by a company in Japan to get her to sign a five-year contract with his company. SSI Staff · June 04, 2015

ADT has refreshed its reward program to offer a $5,000 reward to a wider audience to help stop the fraud plaguing the electronic security industry. SSI Staff · May 18, 2015

The Florida Attorney General's Office has banned Vision Security from selling service in the state for two years for allegedly misleading elderly consumers. SSI Staff · March 10, 2015

A representative for The Alarm Guys allegedly told a California woman that his firm had taken over Vivint, prompting the customer to sign a five-year-contract with his alarm company. SSI Staff · February 05, 2015

Trio Alarm, a door-to-door alarm company, is in hot water with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for allegedly duping elderly Virginia residents into signing contracts they didn’t fully understand. SSI Staff · January 13, 2015




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