Consumer News

From time to time, moving stories are in the news.  Here are some breaking consumer iinterest stories and a few of the horror/scam stories that have been reported by the media.

CAM posts these stories to help educate consumers about the pitfalls and extreme tactics that the rogue element will use against uninformed consumers. It doesn't matter if it's in the USA or Canada, they scheme the same.

It truly is your responsibility to know who's moving you and all of your worldly possessions.

Here are a few of the more recent stories.




  • April 26, 2022 - Stuck in California, this McGill student paid movers to ship his stuff home. 2 years later, it's still missing
  • Shippers, ASAP Moving and Transport and Canpar Express, say they can't find any trace of Randy Li's 21 boxes that contained thousands of dollars worth of valuable goods, even though each box had a unique tracking code. Here's the CBC Montreal News report.
  • April 21, 2022 - Disappointed Winnipeggers urge caution when hiring a moving company
  • Eight customers of Buff Moving and Storage say they scheduled the company to help them move, paid a deposit but received no services. Read the CBC News report here.
  • April 14, 2022 - Toronto resident feels scammed after paying nearly $1,000 to movers.  A Toronto resident feels defrauded after her moving bill doubled during the moving process. The moving company, WeePack Movers, says the final invoice can sometimes be higher depending on the time and number of items involved. Police have been investigating a moving scam where a customer's belongings are held hostage in order to extort money. Check out the CityNews report here.


If you are still not convinced that you need to research your mover, then read more.

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