ABC 6 Consumer Investigator exposes scare tactics and lies in his month long investigation of Columbus, Ohio air duct cleaning companies.
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Dateline Excerpt: Dateline's hidden cameras catch an air duct cleaning company that attempts to cheat elderly consumers with misleading prices and work that was never done. Chris Hanson directly confronts the scammers of one air duct cleaning company.
Inside Edition uncovered a scam Air Duct cleaning company that was luring consumers with a low price and once inside the home - as the training video shows - the contractor was finding mold in order to scare the potential client into paying for work they did not need.