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Door-Knocking Security Alarm Scam Hits Florida Residents

Police say some people are posing as a security alarm salesman from various companies.

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Police are searching for a man they say scammed thousands of dollars from an elderly woman after posing as a representative of her home security company. The man appears to be targeting the elderly with alarm signs in their yards. SSI Staff · November 03, 2015

Alarm companies are the top consumer complaint for the state of Utah. The complaints of alarm companies stem from one company’s sales person pretending to represent a company that the customer has a preexisting contract with. SSI Staff · October 23, 2015

The lawsuit, filed by General Security Inc., claims faulty salesmen from Elite Home Security and NorthStar Alarm Services duped General customers into switching their services while pretending to be alarm systems technicians. SSI Staff · October 08, 2015

ADT customers John and Janet Gary thought nothing of the ADT salesman performing a service on their home security system. That was until they found out the salesman was with Protection 1. Stephen Sellner · September 17, 2015

The Santa Fe Police Department believes a man posing as a Protection 1 sales representative is targeting children. SSI Staff · July 22, 2015

Authorities allege in court papers Lifewatch is responsible for hundreds of millions of robocalls and that its campaigns are illegal. SSI Staff · July 16, 2015

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

Man charged with fraud in banana peel fall. Authorities charged Maurice Owens after investigators say he faked an injury on an elevator after tossing a banana peel to the floor. SSI Staff · December 02, 2013


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