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FMCSA’s Moving Fraud Task Force Shuts Down Five Companies in One Week

Investigators suspend web of related movers in Florida and South Carolina

WASHINGTON - The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its Moving Fraud Task Force has shut down five household goods moving companies in Florida, South Carolina and Maryland for holding customer shipments hostage and failing to turn over records related to their investigations.

FMCSA Protects Consumers from Moving Fraud; Shuts Down Five Companies in One Week

Partnerships, investigations leading to worry-free moves

This year alone, more than 35 million Americans will move.  At the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), we're working to ensure that families and their household possessions are protected during every one of those moves. 

Too often, families on the move are preyed upon by unscrupulous carriers.  Too often, they are overcharged when shipping their possessions to a new home. Too often, their treasured memories are held hostage until a high ransom is paid.

That’s why, at FMCSA, we’re cracking down against deceitful companies...

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