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I work directly for the owner of the locations listed below, and am power of attorney for representing them. We get calls daily from a marketing company asking for money to manage our google listing. The information on google maps constantly changes and is affecting our business.


We have tried getting verification for the locations but they are getting denied by the "verified owner," who is a marketing company and not the real owners.



I have signed power of attorney letters from the owner permitting me to be the representative of these locations, I also have bills from these locations that can prove ownership. How do I go about getting our business verified from a marketing company that is holding it hostage?


The location I'm trying to get verified now:,-71.8729335,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3...


The other locations in question:,-70.2991541,15z/data=!4m8!1m2!2m1!1...,-70.2991541,15z/data=!4m8!1m2!2m1!1...,-70.0089998,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3...

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Re: Ownership transfer denied to correct owner

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Hi @James A

you are talking about your "power of attorney for representing them"

I'm talking about my "power of knowledge how Google works".

This said.

the rental locations of the brand "Thrifty Car Rental" are obviously all submitted, managed and verified in a bulk feed and through an GoogleAccount based on " gl…"


For such  bulkfeed based listings the normal procedure as per "Automating Ownership Conflict for Individuals" wont work as the listing doesn't count as a listing for individuals but part of a chain.

Your (or your clients) only chance would be to reapply "Automating Ownership Conflict for Individuals" and this time using an GoogleAccount based on a mail like


Or to call or speak with the authories of the company having submitted and verified all the locations of the chain "thrifty car rental" using the account 

gl…" requesting them to release the few locations of your client from their GMB-Account.

Good luck

Helmut Geissler, Google My Business Top Contributor   |  my G+ profile