Utah company to pay state half million in agreement with A.G.


A Utah home-security company has agreed to pay the state $500,000 as part of a consent judgment with the attorney general, who accused the firm of using deceptive business practices to pressure consumers into long-term contracts.

Attorney General Kris Kobach reached the agreement with Vivint, which was accused of various violations of the state's consumer protection law while soliciting consumers in door-to-door sales of residential security alarm installation and monitoring services.

The consent judgment, filed in Shawnee County District Court, does not represent an admission of violating the law.

The company, based in Provo . . .


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