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Don’t Get Strong-Armed in a Moving Scam

Posted on 06/7/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family | Money & SavingsThe following Scam Alert is a guest post by Sid Kirchheimer: Summer is peak moving season, with an estimated two-thirds of all moves occurring between now through the end of August. It’s also prime time for moving scams — and “strong-arming” involves more than a carrier’s biceps. Many of the 9,300 complaints filed against moving companies last year  with the Better Business Bureau were for alleged sloppy service — lost or broken merchandise, late deliveries and the like. But add …