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Double (SCAM) location in Google Maps

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Greetings!

 
For some months now we have a huge problem with Google Maps.
We are a verified business in Greece. One partner that used to work here put on Google maps the same name but one street different..
The name of course is registered in our firm on the chamber of commerce...
This person does not have a business or anything... he just steal OUR clients using our name on google Maps!
He is scaming people using our name from Google maps!
 
For many months we do reports using google maps report function without result!
 
Please HELP!!!!!
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Double (SCAM) location in Google Maps

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# 2
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To help with your question, please provide the following for both business listings:
1. The Google Local Page URL
2. The Website URL
3. Full Business name, Address and Phone number

 

Also please include a link to your listing on the chamber of commerce website if possible (or a screenshot)

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Double (SCAM) location in Google Maps

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Thank you for yor fast reply!!!

 

This is our details, the correct one:

1.https://www.google.com/maps/place/Messinia+Properties+-+Official/@37.0375302,22.1084864,17z/data=!3m...

2. www.messiniaproperties.com

3. Messinia Properties, Iatropoulou Str. 17, Kalamata (City), Messinia (Region), Greece (Country) +302721069702 ( land line telephone ) +306972876327 ( Mobile Telephone )

Chamber of Commerce website screenshot: https://www.messiniaproperties.com/chamber.jpg  - You can see the 2 names we have for our firm with Distinctive Title: Messinia Properties.

 

And this is the fake one:

1.https://www.google.com/maps/place/Messinia+Properties/@37.038085,22.1085863,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m...

2. he does not have website - he is not entrepreneur or realtor

3 does not have since he is not registered enterpreneur.

As you can see he used his name "Ioannis Nikiforos" with "Messinia Properties" in the Business title with his personal photo, and he moved the marker one block from our location. Also there is not a land line telephone...

 

 

 

Double (SCAM) location in Google Maps

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Hello again!!!

 

Any news? Over the past 3-4 days we had 2 foreign people where found our office on Google Maps and this happened after they called the scam one.... They searched his fake office and since our office as you can see is one block ahead they come to us and asked us the reason we not answer the phone and why we placed the marked in wrong place....

Only to answer them that there is a scam business in Google Maps stealing our potential customers..... 

 

What we should do please to close asap this scam listing???

Double (SCAM) location in Google Maps

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# 5
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I have let Google know about this and they will investigate. 

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Double (SCAM) location in Google Maps

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Thank you so much!

Double (SCAM) location in Google Maps

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Greetings from Greece,

 

Do you happen to know how long it takes to be removed / investigate ???

Double (SCAM) location in Google Maps

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I can take a while to investigate, I will let you know as soon as I hear back :) 

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# 9
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Thank you for your patience, the duplicate was removed by Google. 

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Double (SCAM) location in Google Maps

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Thank you so much for all!!!!