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.
#BREAKING 12 people charged in connection w/ the moving company scam we've been reporting on. U.S. Attorney's Office in #Cincinnati expected to hold briefing at 1:30pm ET. We will stream LIVE on @WMAR2News Facebook.
My latest report: @WMAR2News https://t.co/SuU5JCjVnG
— Mallory Sofastaii WMAR (@mal_sofastaii) July 31, 2018