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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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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

Grandview Police arrested two Security Networks salespeople for impersonating ADT representatives and misleading an elderly woman into updating her security system. SSI Staff · March 13, 2014

ADT has filed a lawsuit against Vision Security to ban the door-to-door alarm company from using deceptive sales pitches. November 18, 2013

Is it wise for smaller alarm companies to pursue legal action against other firms who use unethical sales practices to steal away subscribers? Ken Kirschenbaum · October 17, 2013

Several alarm companies have settled lawsuits with ADT in response to claims that the firms misled consumers to believe the companies were affiliated with ADT. October 09, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit against Orem, Utah-based Vision Security this week, alleging that the firm misled customers and failed to honor cancellation requests. August 06, 2013

Police here have urged homeowners to beware of fraudulent sales representatives from Orem, Utah-based Vision Security, who are allegedly lying to customers and forging contracts. October 31, 2012




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