Watch Out for These Moving Scams During National Moving Month

Anchorage, Alaska —May 10, 2018 Since May is one of the most popular months to move, Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific suggests protecting yourself from moving scams and unethical business practices.

BBB Northwest + Pacific has received an estimated 400 complaints and 110,000 inquiries on over 1,500 moving related companies in the past year. Common scams include expensive deposits or price hikes, missing or damaged items, late deliveries or in some cases, goods being held hostage for additional payment.

BBB suggests keeping these moving tips in mind to protect your wallet and belongings during the move:

To report a moving scam, visit BBB Scam Tracker.

Michelle Tabler, Alaska Marketplace Manager| 907-644- 5208 | michelle.tabler@thebbb.org
Veronica Craker, Content & Communications Director| 253-722-8732| veronica.craker@thebbb.org