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Deceptive Sales Practices

Read: Vivint to Pay ADT $10 Million Over Deceptive Sales Lawsuit

Vivint to Pay ADT $10 Million Over Deceptive Sales Lawsuit

ADT says Vivint used deceptive sales practices to mislead ADT customers into signing long-term contracts.

Read: ADT Agrees to Settle Deceptive Sales Lawsuits for $5.5M

ADT Agrees to Settle Deceptive Sales Lawsuits for $5.5M

ADT reached agreements with three security companies after alleging its customers were being duped by misleading statements and sham sales practices.

Read: Alarm Company Owner in North Carolina Has License Revoked for Deception

Alarm Company Owner in North Carolina Has License Revoked for Deception

The state accused Stanley Huffstetler IV of taking money ‘for services not performed within a reasonable time period.’

Read: Vivint Responds to Claims of Charging Elderly Woman for Service She Never Used

Vivint Responds to Claims of Charging Elderly Woman for Service She Never Used

A Vivint spokesperson gives the company’s side of the story.

Read: Vivint Charges Woman for 5 Years Worth of Cancelled Alarm Service, Finally Refunds

Vivint Charges Woman for 5 Years Worth of Cancelled Alarm Service, Finally Refunds

Vivint continued to make automatic withdrawals from an elderly woman’s checking account despite knowing she wasn’t using the alarm system.

Read: Alder Responds to Inside Edition’s Sales Scam Report; Believes ADT Contributed to Segment

Alder Responds to Inside Edition’s Sales Scam Report; Believes ADT Contributed to Segment

SSI received a response from Alder’s general counsel, who says the report about alleged deceptive sales practices is misleading.

Read: ADT Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Capital Connect

ADT Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Capital Connect

Capital Connect is one of five alarm dealers for Monitronics Int’l that ADT recently sued for misleading customers into believing the companies were affiliated with ADT or their alarm systems required upgrading.

Read: Pennsylvania Attorney General: Vision Security Misleads Consumers

Pennsylvania Attorney General: Vision Security Misleads Consumers

Vision Security has agreed to pay a $30,000 fine after settling a claim with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office that the security firm used deceptive sales practices to gain new business.

Read: Vivint Agrees to Pay Deceptive Sales Settlement to 50 Missouri Customers

Vivint Agrees to Pay Deceptive Sales Settlement to 50 Missouri Customers

Missouri AG office says Vivint sales reps “misrepresented the company they worked for and exaggerated the length of the rescission (cancellation) period as well as the local crime rates.”

Read: BP Alarm Sales Rep Targets Elderly NorthStar Alarm Client

BP Alarm Sales Rep Targets Elderly NorthStar Alarm Client

A Washington resident was paying two alarm bills after a BP Alarm representative allegedly tricked her into signing a new contract.

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