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Beware of Locksmith Scams

Beware of Locksmith Phone Book Scams

WGAL News 8 On Your Side consumer reporter Brian Roche looked into the issue of phone book ads placed by alleged locksmiths. These ads include fake phone numbers and addresses intended to mislead consumers into thinking these are local, certified locksmiths.

Read more about the News 8 investigation here.

The report details:

The allegations against the company go deeper than misleading ads and phone numbers. The attorney general’s lawsuit also claims consumers who call the companies in these ads are often quoted one price on the phone to open a lock or a door, but when the company dispatches someone, the price changes — a lot.

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