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Phony business created at my home address

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Someone created a phony business at my home address.  I couldn't find a way to remove, so went through the verification process, received and entered the PIN, and indicated that I wanted it removed.  Still there, and is now asking for another verification.  Frustrating that seemingly anyone can just create a business at any address and give a headache like this.  I actually had someone show up at my house intending to do business.  1) How do I get rid of this?; and 2) Why is something like this allowed to happen in the first place?

 

Any help and feedback would be appreciated.

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Phony business created at my home address

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don't verify it a second time.- in contrary avoid to touch edit or remove it again via your googleaccount.

 

I won't removed applying such steps.

Report it via GMaps and "Suggest edit" as spam or "never existed" YOU can also post a link here and we can try getting  Google to remove it from Maps.

 

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