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12 December 2016

Why the Moving Industry Is Filled With Fraudsters and Scam Artists

Gwen Caplan’s nightmare began with a Yelp search. It was 2012 and the middle-aged mother of two was looking for someone to move her and her kids from California to Arizona. Money was tight, so Caplan scoured the web for a reputable moving company. Her search unearthed several options—one was called America’s Best Movers, but it had terrible reviews. “I said to myself, ‘It’s a good thing I used Yelp,’” Caplan would later tell a criminal grand jury.