Prey location is wrong in linux

i have prey installed on linux mint 18.3

the location service does claim to locate my laptop but its the next town over.
when i follow trouble shooting, google maps says “Your location could not be determined.” even
though i allowed location when the pop up came from google maps.

not sure where to go from here.

dpkg -s prey
Package: prey
Status: install ok installed
Priority: optional
Section: utils
Installed-Size: 17000
Maintainer: Tomas Pollak
Architecture: amd64
Source: prey
Version: 1.7.5
Provides: prey
Depends: libc6, libgcc1, libstdc++6, dbus, adduser, sudo, python, python-gtk2, scrot, streamer, mpg123, dmidecode
Description: Utility for tracking stolen or missing computers

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