ALERT! Epidemic of Mocksmiths - Public Beware!


When searching for a locksmith, beware con artists posing as locksmiths.
They are luring customers in with $19 estimates, only to turn around and bilk
the customer of hundreds when the job is complete, often using intimidation
to coerce their victims into paying with cash.

Please note, while the media refers to them as unscrupulous locksmiths, most
of them are neither licensed nor competent at locksmithing.

Certified Master Locksmith, Jon Payne has referred to them as "Mocksmiths".  That fits.

Watch this video from the ALOA Security Professionals Association:




To find the best locksmith or safe technician in your area, you may want to check first with
the Associated Locksmiths of America or the Safe and Vault Technicians Association.



Link to ALOA's Find a Locksmith Consumer Search Engine



Link to SAVTA's Safe Technician Search Engine



You may reach us by phone or text at 530-575-2100
or by email at


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Associated Locksmiths of America
Safe and Vault Technician's Association
National Safemans Organization
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State of California
Department of Consumer Affairs
Locksmith License: LCO4728


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