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What to do if competitor keeps creating fake locations?

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Hello,

 

I have a business with a Google My Business profile called "A Fábrica dos Chapéus". Recently, a competitor tried to create a new business for us, in a fake location. However, I managed to get the access and the validation of the business to me. I marked the location as permanently closed, but it still appears on google. Can I keep the profile (to prevent competitors to use this name again) but remove it from public listings on google?

 

What's the best thing to do in this situation?

 

Many thanks.