December 11th, 2012 - 3:01 PM
Types of Moving Scams to Watch Out For
As I mentioned in my first post about moving scams, the internet provides a perfect avenue for moving scammers to operate. Just about anyone can create a website that “looks” legit. While not a single person goes into the process thinking that they’ll get scammed, it still happens. And normally when it does happen it’s because the price sounds too good to pass up. And who can blame you. Oftentimes the price tag that comes with full-service moving is difficult to fit into a tight moving budget. That’s one reason so many people end up going the “you pack, we drive” route.
December 4th, 2012 - 3:20 PM
Stopping Moving Scams in their Tracks
If you’re in the process of moving, and you’re considering a full-service move, there’s no doubt you’re keenly aware of the possibility of a moving scam. And you should be. Unfortunately, as in many industries, scammers are lurking. Now that practically anyone has the ability to build a website that looks legit, it’s becoming more and more difficult to differentiate between the reputable companies and the scammers. It’s important to note that not all moving companies and moving services are bad. In fact, I think you’ll find that most have your best interest at heart. But the sad truth is, some are.