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The US is -- -- move.
It's the busiest time of the year for Americans to change their residence but what more moves comes more chances force spammers to take advantage of consumers.
With the BB being Better Business Bureau logged more than 8500 complaints he -- movers last year.
It's one of the big areas where -- trouble one -- and let's face it we don't do a lot we don't so we're not really experienced and it's very easy for things to go ride.
Some moving scams involve companies low balling estimates and holding your belongings hostage until you cough up more cash.
And then there's lost stolen.
Damaged goods and late deliveries and even -- honest -- can disappointed in what -- know you're right your first line of defense.
Is to know your rights also get estimates from at least three companies and make a take photos videos describing the condition.
Don't rely on newspaper phone book or online and instead.
Get recommendations from friends from family from reliable real estate agents -- a -- can't or won't provide an address or licensing information move on never hire company that relies solely on the phone or online estimate or one that requires large -- that's bad news if you -- items are damaged or missing contact your -- I immediately.
And never sign a document releasing them from liability if you have complaints about a moving company you -- that.
At consumer affairs dot com in New York Brenda Buttner Fox News.
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