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Best Way to Avoid Getting Swindled by a Fake Locksmith: Choose One Now

Best Way to Avoid Getting Swindled by a Fake Locksmith: Choose One Now Be Prepared for the Day You’ll Need a Locksmith Swindlers have entered every profession today and the locksmith industry is no exception. The fraudsters posing as locksmiths cheat people in need, leaving them with a harrowing experience and tarnishing the image of the industry. The most common scams perpetrated by these fake locksmiths are: Bait and switch: They offer you one service or price initially and then end up charging you something else entirely. Forceful entry: Because they...

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Locksmith are Fighting to Help Public Avoid Locksmith Scams

Locksmith are Fighting to Help Public Avoid Locksmith Scams Locksmith scams have badly affected the locksmith industry in the last few years. Fraudsters posing as locksmiths are cheating on people in need of locksmith services. A customer locked out of his/her house, vehicle or office provides these fraudsters the best opportunity to elicit unreasonable high amounts of money as their fees. Also, they rip the customers off by not providing the satisfactory service and using terms for the parts of the locks to be changed which customers are not familiar...

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7 Tips to Avoid Getting Scammed by Fake Locksmiths

7 Tips to Avoid Getting Scammed by Fake Locksmiths The locksmith industry in Florida was not regulated till early 2010. That means locksmiths were free to practice their craft in the state without having licenses and fulfilling other requirements. This lack of regulation gave way to locksmith scams perpetrated by fraudulent people posing as locksmiths. So, in order to curb these scams, certain authorized organizations such as The United States Federal Trade Commission have come forward. They warn the consumers against locksmith scams and enable...

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