Washington DC-Area Locksmiths Wage War Against Phony Locksmiths

Mark and Gary Baldino are concentrating on removing locksmiths with phony local addresses from Internet search engines.


Washington Post columnist John Kelly recently published an interesting article about local locksmiths who are taking action to fight unscrupulous scammer and phony locksmiths.

Go to http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/waging-war-on-shady-locksmiths/2012/03/14/gIQA9uPlCS_story.html to read about Mark and Gary Baldino’s efforts, which include working to get businesses with fake addresses removed from search engines. He is also active through ALOA and offers some tips for legitimate locksmiths who want to get their contact information out to possible customers.

 

 

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