Tom Cono

Using Lock Picks

Following up on my last article, “Occupied until Proven Vacant”, I must stress the importance of every vendor researching the laws in his/her coverage areas regarding the possession of lock picks. I would say that in most areas of the country, lock picking equipment can be owned by anyone but if they are used to burglarize a property, there would be an additional charge of possession of burglary tools. But if a person is charged with burglary he will also be charged with possession of burglary tools even if he used a hammer or any other tool to gain entry. Make sure you check with all of the law enforcement agencies in the areas you service before purchasing or using lock picks in your business. In some areas, it is illegal to own locksmithing tools without a license! Continue Reading

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Tom Cono

Occupied Until Proven Vacant

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[Editor’s note: Gulf Thunder Corporation and CubicYard™ are pleased to announce that Tom Cono, President of Megatech Asset Management will be contributing a new monthly column to our pages. Cono’s new column will feature his thoughts on a variety of issues relevant to business and field services. Cono’s focused and transparent approach to today’s issues made him one of last year’s most memorable guests.]

 

Being a mortgage field contractor is a risky business. Most people would look at the field business model and wonder why anyone would even consider the profession. From assuming tremendous liability, to charge back invoices with no recourse and superimposed industry pricing, the road to profit for a field servicing vendor sometimes seems filled with roadblocks. Continue Reading

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