The day has come for your big move. All your belongings are packed in the truck. Your heart is filled with hope for the new stage in your life, and you’re proud of yourself for getting such a low rate from the moves. But when you get to your new abode, problems arise. The movers are demanding several times what the agreed upon price was, otherwise they’re driving off with your stuff. You just got scammed. How could you have protected yourself from this situation?
RipOffReports has two claims—one of which was also sent to us by a reader—about Champions Movers and/or A.S.A.P. Relocations of San Jose, California. Or Fremont, California. That’s part of the problem—they seem to be intentionally using a mixture of names and addresses to help hide from what’s shaping up to be a terrible reputation.
One complaint claims that in June they bumped their quote from $1,070 to $2,460 after they’d loaded up her furniture and boxes, and threatened damage to her belongings if she didn’t pay up and sign a new contract on the spot. She paid and signed, but immediately put a stop payment on the check, and she hasn’t seen her furniture since.