Tips: Watch out for Fraudulent Security Company Employees

Protection 1 offers tips to protect yourself from fraudulent security company employees.

  • You do not have to let them into your home.
  • Ask for -- and closely inspect -- their credentials and identification.
  • Ask for proof of a city-provided neighborhood solicitation permit.
  • Ask if the company is local, regional, or national and where they are based.
  • Do not be misled by false police reports.
  • If you are presented with a contract, verify the company name and address by calling Protection 1 or the company mentioned immediately.
  • Do not be pressured into signing a contract -- remember your FTC “right to cancel” a contract within 72 hours if it is signed at your home.

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    In this episode, Security Today Editor-in-Chief Ralph C. Jensen Talks with Steve Karoly about security and transportation issues, specifically airport, airline and passenger security. It is the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, the Pentagon and Shanksville, PA. Much has changed concerning security efforts about airport transportation security. The conversation talks about the role that technology plays in protecting the flying public and steps taken to ensure there hasn’t been a successful terrorist attack on a U.S. airliner since 9/11. Checkpoint and screening are evolving at a rapid pace, and the conversation centers on new measures and technologies that are being integrated into checkpoints.

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