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Maryland movers charged, accused of defrauding more than 900 customers

Posted: 10:04 AM, Jul 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-31 17:37:33Z

CINCINNATI, Ohio — A dozen people connected to various moving companies were indicted in Ohio.

The United States Attorney's Office in Cincinnati unsealed an indictment Tuesday that charged the people with conspiring in a racketeering enterprise to defraud customers through their moving companies.

WMAR  television station in Baltimore, Maryland has reported extensively on the activities of the moving companies. In the last year, they've been connected to four different companies in as many states including Flagship Van Lines, Unified Van Lines, Presidential Moving LLC, and Public Moving Services.

The U.S. Attorney's Office has identified more than 900 victims and believes the companies operated in at least 10 states, according to an email sent to WMAR-2 News.

A news briefing will be help at 1:30 p.m. Eastern and lives-treamed on WMAR-2 News Facebook.

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