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Help!   Someone has created a fake business listing that overrides my google listing for the business.  My listing does not show up when you search nor does it show on the map. When I log in to my listing everything is for the listing I created is there and verified.   I tried to take ownership of it and it says someone else owns it!   How do I get this fake listing removed????   This is wrong!!!  Who does this??  How does Google let this happen???  They also posted a very negative review that is horrible.  The listing needs to be removed NOW!  

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tell you what "needs now":

 

Please include the following with your question (for yours and the "overriding" listing): 
1. Full business name 
2. Current business address 
3. Current telephone number 
4. GoogleMaps Link or GoogleSearch link

 

 

 

 

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Statkus Engines Performance & RV Center

1917 7th Street NW

ABQ, NM 87102

505-765-1614

 

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It's like it's been hijacked.  If I search for just Statkus Engines the fake comes up... if I search for Statkus Engines Performance & RV Center correct one comes up.  

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Fake

Real

This are the links to the 2 searches.  

If you look at the review it is posted by Gurusmurf hatesGoogle...

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Both listings have and info the same.
Statkus Engines Performance & RV Center
1917 7th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-765-1614

Fake: https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&hl=en-us&ei=7idiWb3rJ8LhjAOq6I2wBQ&q=statkus+engines&oq=...

Real:
https://www.google.com/search?q=statkus+engines+performance+%26+rv+center&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us...

Reviewer name seems interesting....



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Ok Thanks @Wendy S

 

escalated it to Google ( # 636 )

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Thank you very much!

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