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Subject of Home Show Investigation caught in Canada

Subject of Home Show Investigation caught in Canada



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(KSL News) First, he prompted an Eyewitness News Investigation into home shows. Now he's been arrested at one in Canada.

The home show salesman we first told you about last week was nabbed peddling central vacuums in Newfoundland over the weekend. According to Canadian authorities, Michael Goldberg was found out by a home show customer who agreed to do business with him then had second thoughts.

Sgt. Paul Davis, with the Newfoundland Police, said, "The person went home and started to conduct some further research on the company itself and actually found a fraud alert on the Internet in relations to this particular person."

Our investigation revealed how easy it is for anyone to rent a booth at many home shows, even if they're in trouble with the law. Goldberg's under investigation in Utah for double billing customers' credit cards and not living up to his contracts. He's also wanted out of California, been investigated in Minnesota and has left a trail of dissatisfied customers all over the U.S. and Canada.

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