North Hills, CA asked in Business Law and Criminal Law for California

Q: Hello. I ran into a garage door service company and saw that their entire business is based on fraud.

Hello. I ran into a garage door service company and saw that their entire business is based on fraud. They fix non-existent door problems for thousands of dollars, although parts are very cheap. Is this considered a scam and how can they be punished? Only text please.

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Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: you should contact a civil lawyer to see if they feel there is a case.

write out a detailed summary to share with a lawyer.

contact the appropriate authority, either police or licensing entity for that company.

IF, they are fixing the doors, but you think the price is too high, that is not necessarily a scam but rather a company to be avoided.

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Ventura, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You can also contact the district attorney's office consumer protection division to see if they will help you.

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