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LISTING HIJACKED!!!! HELP!

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Tactical U Firearms Training & Self-Defense - Tactical U, LLC 

101 N. Ocean Drive Ste 131 

Hollywood, Florida 33019

561-666-2720

tacticalu@gmail.com or sales@tacticalu.com 

 

 

The website that displays is not mine. I looks like someone hijacked some of my content, and is using actual days I have listed and scheduled on my site for certain classes which are being redirecting them through Constant contact and Weebly to steal business from me.

 

Here is how the fraudulent listing reads.

"Products and Services: places.singleplatform.com"

 

My site where google should be directing: www.tacticalu.com

 

I am losing a lot of traffic and have been wondering why the fall off. Now I know. I am concerned that I will receive poor reviews from someone who may be potentially scammed. I have fought long and hard to earn my reviews and income. Please help me!!!!

 

I have also sent a message to constant contact via this link. http://www.singleplatform.com/contact-us 

 

Here is the message I sent them:

"There is a product service menu up on my Google Business Places account that is not mine and it is redirecting traffic away from my site. Remove it at once as I never authorized this. If this is a client of yours you need to report them for fraud.

Products and Services: places.singleplatform.com

My Account:
https://www.google.com/search?q=tacticalu&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b-1-ab"

 

Maps Link https://www.google.com/maps/dir/''/tactical+u/data=!4m5!4m4!1m0!1m2!1m1!1s0x88d9ab3ede0d79ed:0xf3c5f...

 

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Tactical U Firearms Training & Self-Defense - Tactical U, LLC 

101 N. Ocean Drive Ste 131 

Hollywood, Florida 33019

561-666-2720

tacticalu@gmail.com or sales@tacticalu.com           

Maps Link https://www.google.com/maps/dir/''/tactical+u/data=!4m5!4m4!1m0!1m2!1m1!1s0x88d9ab3ede0d79ed:0xf3c5f...                                                                                                                                                           

The more I read I see this is a common occurrence around here. I am surprised Google doesn't put a safe guard in place to protect us. It looks like I was supposed to tag  @Tim Capper@James_ClemensHelmut Geissler

for help. 

Thank You

 

Someone PLEASE help...  Merry Christmas!

LISTING HIJACKED!!!! HELP!

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HI @Tactical U Firearms Training

 

 

I cant see your listing Hijacked if it is https://goo.gl/maps/8wQKKfb4jS62

 

Its website is displayed as tacticalu.com and cicking it it will directed to http://www.tacticalu.com/

 

 

Please elaborate the issue bit more

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@Helmut Geissler thank you for your fast reply. If you click my Business Listing > https://goo.gl/maps/8wQKKfb4jS62 and look 👀 where it says menu  that webpage http://places.singleplatform.com/tactical-u/menu?ref=google does not belong to me it’s redirecting elsewhere. I have no idea what that is and how it got there. But it has nothing to do with TacticalU. It says TacticalU classes. On the PC that link shows under products and services. http://places.singleplatform.com/tactical-u/menu?ref=google I did not authorize this. It says CLAIM THIS on the page I did not. There is also language on this page I never wrote and it is scheduled on days when I am doing MY classes. It is only showing two classes a shotgun and a concealed carry, BUT THEY ARE NOT MINE!!! I have never used Constant Contact which this page is using and I have never set up a ping me account or a Weebly merchant acct either. Yet there are there ready to capture payment but not to my buisness. If you look at this page it is a spoof of mine and google is displaying it on my listing. Do you not see what I am seeing?

 

Steve

LISTING HIJACKED!!!! HELP!

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https://goo.gl/maps/8wQKKfb4jS62 If you click on the link look down the listing and you will see MENU, this is where the bogus link is. On a PC it is under PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. 

LISTING HIJACKED!!!! HELP!

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Upss @Tactical U Firearms Training

 

my bad - I oversawyou mentioend this already inyour starting post.

 

I btw don't believe somebody hijacked your listing.

Sometimes its just a fault of google adding such meaningless menue or order links to iisting like yours.

I recommend getting in touch with GMB support via one of these options and ask for help in getting the wrong and irrelevant links removed:

 

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@Helmut Geissler Thank you sir. I appreciate ya'