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Since there were 2 identical threads about the same issue, I have merged them.

 

Please note that posting multiple threads about the same issue is against the community guidelines.


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Shane,

 

Jason brought this up so I'll go ahead and escalate it.  I originally suggested you reach out to support directly because it will likely take me 3-5 weeks to get a response from Google and since it's a sensitive issue, I figured you'd want a faster turn around time than that.

 

I will post back here when I hear back but it won't be quickly, unfortunately.

 

I'm going to submit some evidence to show Google that these 2 companies are owned by the same guy.  I'm not sure if you did that the first time around or not but here are the 2 documents I am sending them:

 

California

BC and also referenced here.

 

 

 


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@JoyHawkins Thank you for looking into this matter closely. 

the following is correct: 

California

BC 

 

However, this is here a different person. 

 

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The line that says "The land, previously owned by developer Robert Wilson, was repossessed by Vancity last year." isn't the same Robert Wilson?


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@JoyHawkins

"The land, previously owned by developer Robert Wilson, was repossessed by Vancity last year." isn't the same Robert Wilson?  thats correct, it is different person. 

 

 

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K thanks for clarifying.


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I heard that another TC was working on this issue already. Please only plots one thread so that we can help everyone. There are countless threads and only a handful of us. 

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Shane,

 

Google removed the reviews on the 3 profiles I sent in.  If that solves your issue, please mark this thread as resolved.


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@JoyHawkins Yes, we just saw it yesterday that the 3 reviews got removed. Thank you so much for your help. This is a miracle.

 

My apologies, very silly question...how do I mark the thread as resolved? 

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You figured it out :)  It means marking a best answer.


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