Beware of Door Knockers! Who’s Really Knocking on Your Door?

The scenario goes something like this – You get a knock on your door and a salesman claiming to represent a home alarm company gives you one of these pitches:

  • Your current alarm company has gone out of business and he’s there to transfer your account to the organization he represents.
  • He represents your current alarm company and just needs to update your equipment.
  • If you don’t have an alarm, he’s willing to immediately install one and put a sign in your yard if you sign a long-term contract on the spot.
The salesman could be legitimate, but he may very well be trying to scam you. He may even be part of a ring of burglars out monitoring and targeting your neighborhood.

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