Scammers Appearing as Local Businesses on Google
Credits: Techlicious.com By Natasha Stokes, February 29, 2016
When you need a home repair done immediately, it’s natural to turn to Google search for that needed locksmith or plumber…
A rise in fraudulent listings means that chances are, you might end up reaching someone who is barely trained at the trade, but is instead part of a fraudulent operation run by out-of-state call centers that submit fake business locations to Google Maps in order to turn up first in local searches.
Locksmith is a heavily scammed keyword, but not the only one.
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