If you click through the options, you may get to a way for Google to contact you via phone.
If you have issues verifying your business on Google Local, then you have the option to speak with a Google representative over the phone. I kid you not.
Mike Blumenthal also spotted this, so we are both not dreaming.
I gave it a try but it is the middle of the night so it says it is currently not available:
Clicking on the "call" link takes you to either the offline screen that I received:
But if it is during business hours, you should see this:
You enter your name and your phone number and Google should call you within 60 seconds. How is that for service?
I have not tried it but Mike did and it worked.
Who would have thought? Phone support for Google Maps Local Listings.