A number of Mustang neighbors declare man on hoverboard is falsely representing a neighborhood Pest Management firm – KFOR Oklahoma Metropolis
MUSTANG, Okla. (KFOR) – A number of neighbors in Mustang say a person has been going door to door falsely representing a regionally owned pest management firm. The proprietor informed KFOR she doesn’t know who he’s and claims he’s not part of their enterprise.
Neighbors within the Branches neighborhood in Mustang stated the person confirmed up on a hoverboard claiming to be a salesman with Hobbs Pest Management and Termite Specialists firm. A few neighbors alerted the corporate as soon as they knew one thing wasn’t proper.
“I used to be contacted initially by e mail and it was any person that could be a mustang resident, not a present buyer of ours. Nevertheless, they have been extraordinarily upset, stating that any person from our firm got here to their door attempting to promote them pest management companies,” stated Julie Hobbs, proprietor of Hobbs Pest Management and Termite Specialists.
The proprietor of Hobbs Pest Management and Termite Specialists, Julie Hobbs, stated they by no means do door to door gross sales like he was accused of doing.
“We don’t conduct our enterprise that method. We just about do all the things strictly by phrase of mouth, perhaps some social media advertising and marketing, however we don’t go door to door,” stated Hobbs.
The neighbor despatched her footage of the person, and she or he was ready affirm he was not an worker of theirs and didn’t put on their uniform.
“A few days later, one among our clients contacted us immediately and gave us the very same story that any person had simply come to their home. And he described them the identical as the opposite individual did, similar uniform carrying a darkish inexperienced shirt and that he was representing Hobbs,” stated Hobbs.
That’s when Julie Hobb’s knew one thing wasn’t proper.
“That’s what’s irritating probably the most, is that, presumably how many individuals are on the market that don’t know that they’re not related to us and now affiliate our title with this firm that’s clearly doing issues unsuitable… There’s simply too many issues occurring right here that don’t add up,” stated Hobbs.
After his image was posted on-line by one of many neighbors, a number of different folks on Fb within the neighborhood and in different surrounding neighborhoods claimed he’s been to their dwelling too.
One Branches neighborhood resident informed KFOR he noticed the identical man not too way back claiming to be a salesman from a house safety firm.
“The primary time I noticed him was months again and he was promoting Vivint Dwelling Safety,” stated Justin Miz, Hobbs Pest Management buyer and Mustang resident.
However then, Justin Miz claims he noticed the identical man come to his dwelling a second time. He didn’t reply.
“This time I noticed him. Similar man, usual white Segway deal. I had simply gotten out of the bathe, and he rang the doorbell. I didn’t reply the door, however I noticed him, and I figured it was the Vivint deal once more,” stated Miz.
In line with different neighbors, round that point, he was claiming to be with the Hobbs Pest Management and Termite Professional Firm.
“He’s as much as no good…. portraying one thing and attempt to take cash below false pretenses? One thing like that’s what he’s attempting to do, which I might by no means give anyone cash below one thing like that,” stated Miz.
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