truck-158539_960_720Clues to a Ruse. Don’t even consider outfits that bid jobs sight unseen, that answer the phone with generic greetings such as ‘movers’ rather than  a specific company name (unscrupulous movers use multiple names to elude angry customers), or whose websites list no physical address or information on their registration insurance. Other red flags: movers who demand upfront cash or large deposits, or say they’ll determine charges after loading. Professionals have company-branded vehicles; scammers show up in rental or unmarked trucks.”

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