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Discovered 1,100 Spam Locksmith Websites

Discovered 1,100 Spam Locksmith Websites.

They have setup 4-6 websites for EACH city targeted using key worded domains

All have been developed by same entity .... and ALL residing on same IP


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Lucas - Community Specialist
Hi Mark,

Welcome to the Google Search and Assistant Help Forum!

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. If you think certain website is violating Webmaster Guidelines, I'd suggest you go ahead and report the websites immediately by using this link. To report top rated ads which violate the Adwords policy to the Google AdWordsCommunity or by sending feedback here: https://support.google.com/adwords/contact/feedback

Hope this helps!

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Thanks for the input Lucas :)

"If" I think a certain website is violating? What do you think? 

1,100+ locksmith websites.... between 4-6 per city.. flooding search results seems pretty clear to be Spam to me..... among one of the worst cases I've known about.

Aside from the "search" results aspect..... they're pretty much "bait and switch" offering $19 prices which NO locksmith is able to compete with.

Read attachment below.... :)

Yes, I submitted a Spam Report about the same time of my posting here. It's so so so limited..... 300 characters... can only list one url.... no ability to upload docs etc.

Surprising to me is that Google's "magic" algorithms didn't catch such a blatant abuse involving over 1100 websites ....and all being on the same IP. 
More so being Google's crack down on locksmith's already being aware of the "scams" problem.
Locksmiths are now among the primary industries subject to stringent rules and verifications of Google Home Services.

Anyhow... Thanks again :)

Happy Holidays

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Hi Lucas

Google doesn't seem to care about real spam all that much? The 1000+ Spam locksmith websites I reported 2 weeks ago are all still up and scamming people...

So Sad.....

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