Moving day is finally here! All of the planning and preparation is now in full swing. Your mover is scheduled to arrive any minute. Four hours later you are in a full fledged panic because your mover hasn't showed up and the salesman that sold you is unavailable. You paid $350 to reserve your truck and now you don't even know if anyone is coming. Unfortunately this scenario is all to common even in good ole Nebraska. You've been scammed by a rogue or fake mover. If you or anyone you know is moving in the next couple of months please forward this article.
Finding a good long-distance mover can be very hard in this day and age. There are lots of good movers out there, but there are lots of scams and "rogue movers".
The internet makes it difficult to distinguish a legitimate moving company from a scam. This is because it is really easy to run a nice website, but there is not an easy way for a consumer to tell who is really behind that site.
So, how do you tell a real mover from a rogue mover? Here are some tips:
Of course, no mover is perfect, but by following these tips and researching these websites, you can minimize your chances for problems.
This article was adapted from: http://www.metcalfmoving.com/moverspackersblog/rogue-movers