Trucking rap sheet: Household goods moving fraud, cargo theft, false DOT exams
Action in three trucking-related crimes – including a household goods moving scheme, DOT medical exam fraud and cargo theft – has recently been reported by the Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General and the Gainesville (Florida) Sun.
Civil complaints filed against six Florida moving companies
The Florida Attorney General’s Office on Dec. 26 and 27 filed complaints against seven individuals and six companies – a total of 19 HHG companies or their affiliated entities – for deceptive moving practices, according to OIG.
The complaints allege the companies “deliberately loaded people’s belongings onto a truck, raised prices and forced customers to pay before releasing the items.” The companies, located in Broward and Dade counties, allegedly used false or deceptive advertising to get consumers to purchase their moving services.
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Article by :Matt Cole at :https://www.overdriveonline.com/