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How can I claim, when it was owned by some one else before, I purchased it and now am running it.

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 Hi Margaret,

Look, I'm having trouble verifying my business and I have a really simple question that could be answered with a "yes" or "no". The problem is that I have read and searched for an answer without success. My business is located at 505 Union Pacific Blvd, Laredo, TX 78045, EE. UU. When I sign in to my account it appears correctly, when I search that location in maps, it appears correctly too, but when I select the "verify" button, the pin moves to 312-510 Union Pacific Blvd, Laredo, TX 78045, EE. UU. And there's no way to change that. I have gone backwards a few steps and the location stills correct, but when I push again "verify" it changes to that last adress I metioned. 

My question is, independently from the correct display of the adress at 505 union(...etc.), will the adress at 312-510(union...etc) be only the arrival point of the envelope with the verifying code? I mean, after entering the verifying code, will the verified adress be the first one I entered or the one of the envelope?

(Note: how can I send screenshots to be more specific?)

Thanks for your time. 

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Re: How can I claim, when it was owned by some one else before, I purchased it and now am running i

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Hi @Interglobal S


Go ahead and request the postcard for verification, even though the card will not come to the right address.

Wait 14 days.

After the 14 days, contact Support via this link: 

Be sure you're logged into your GMB account before you trigger the form.


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