Should You Disable Security Systems For Nonpayment?

This alarm dealer disabled a customer's intrusion alarm system for not paying her bill:

I've heard threats of 'ripping systems out' for unpaid invoices, but is disabling a system remotely a strategy you would use?

Can this be risky for the dealer?

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