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Pinnacle Security fined more than $500,000

February 4, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

Summer-model Pinnacle Security is getting a fresh start after traditional-model home security giant Protection 1 recently purchased select assets from the company. The deal has great potential, according to an alarm company owner who has married both models. But it appears that problems from Pinnacle's past continue to dog it. According to news reports, the Utah-based company now has to pay $525,000 as the result of a lawsuit filed by California's Contra Costa County, charging Pinnacle...

Contra Costa County, Mark A. Peterson, Pinnnacle Security, Protection One, Security Systems News (SSN)

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ADT runs afoul of California law

February 1, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

ADT has agreed to pay almost $1 million to settle a civil lawsuit brought by the district attorney of California's Contra Costa County over contracts ADT had with residential customers in which it reserved the right to hike monthly fees after the first year. That violated a California law requiring residential consumers get written disclosure of all costs upfront, according to the state. District Attorney Mark A. Peterson, who announced the settlement this week, said that under the agreement,...

ADT, Contra Costa County District Attorney, lawsuit, Mark A. Peterson

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