State Locksmith License # LCO 4821
Hours of Operation - 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM - 7 Days a Week
In this day and age everyone is looking to save a buck or two, unfortunatly there is a nationwide group of locksmith posers that take advantage of this by offering super low price quotes over the phone to get thier foot in the door to rip you off.
You might know this scam as another name called the " Bait & Switch ".
They bait you with a low price to come out to your location, usually around $15 to $19 dollars, and prices that start at $19 and up for what ever type of work you need done.
The "and up" part of the over the phone quote translates into hundreds of dollars when they arrive. (The switch).
Long story short, Get up front pricing before agreeing to have someone come out.
There is no mystery about the work you need done, legitimate state licensed locksmiths know what a job is going to cost when it comes to unlocking a residential,commercial or automotive door or making a lost car key replacement.
Below these video examples of the nation wide locksmith scams you will see information on who you can contact to help put a stop to these types of scams.
Paxton Locksmithing prides ourselves in upfront pricing over the phone and again on site before any work begins. You can rest assured that what we quote is what you pay with no hidden fees.
Who you can contact if you feel you have fallen victim to a bait and switch Locksmith scam.
(559) 600-3156 or (559) 455-6068
#2. File a complaint online with (BSIS)
#3. Contact the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS)