Midas Franchises Investigated in CA

According to a CBS affiliate in California 22 Midas Franchises were investigated by the State and were found to be “inflated bills.”

This is the list of Stores
Bay Area Midas Auto Service Centers
* 1236 White Oaks Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008 * 2525 Monument Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520 * 6955 Village Parkway, Dublin, CA 94568 * 4045 Thornton Avenue, Fremont, CA 94536 * 3741 Washington Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94538 * 1078 La Playa Drive, Hayward, CA 94545 * 24659 Mission Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94544 * 93 S. Capitol Avenue, San Jose, CA 95127 * 4244 Monterey Hwy., San Jose, CA 95111 5 * 287 Prospect Road, San Jose, CA 95129 * 2200 Stevens Creek Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95128 * 13745 E. 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94578 * 2710 N. Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Central Valley Midas Auto Services Centers
* 704 Clovis Avenue, Clovis, CA 93612 * 3937 N. Blackstone, Fresno, CA 93726 * 7340 N. Blackstone, Fresno, CA 93650 * 4304 W. Shaw, Fresno, CA 93722 * 1412 W. Yosemite Avenue, Manteca, CA 95337 * 338 McHenry Avenue, Modesto, CA 95354 * 3833 McHenry Avenue, Modesto, CA 95356 * 1420 V Street, Merced, CA 95340 * 2651 Greer Road, Turlock, CA 95382
The State is attempting to suspend the licenses of these stores.
This does not seem to be uncommon in this industry. There is another post on my page pertaining to a Jiffey Lube investigation.

The real issue is how do you protect yourself as a consumer?