Oakville, ON. November 13, 2017
Toronto Police Services and the RCMP laid 37 charges against a Toronto mover and confiscated two shipments that were held in the mover’s warehouse.
One family had not seen their shipment for over 7 months, the second for over 3 months. Atlas agents Premiere Van Lines in Fredericton and AMJ Campbell Toronto West along with Atlas Van Lines personnel arranged for the delivery of the two shipments from Police Services in Toronto to their grateful owners in Belle River, ON and Quebec City, QC.
It is alleged that the operators of Green Moving, Capital Moving, Homeland Moving, Landmark Van Lines, and Ryder Moving, defrauded victims by low balling the quotes then once the shipments had been loaded, advised of new charges 2-3 times higher than the quoted amounts. This is the second set of charges against this mover under a Police Services Financial Crimes project called “Project Haul”.
“Atlas is very proud of both Premiere Van Lines and AMJ Campbell for helping the two families get their belongings back after months of their shipments being held hostage by a rogue mover” said Barry Schellenberg, President of Atlas Canada. “We are grateful to Toronto Police Services and the RCMP for their work and efforts in clamping down on rogue movers who give the moving industry a bad name”.
Rogue movers are on the rise and consumers need to take steps to protect themselves. To ensure your mover is a good, credible moving company contact the Canadian Association of Movers (CAM). To belong to CAM, a mover must first meet a strict set of guidelines and agree to abide by a code of ethics.
About Atlas Canada www.atlasvanlines.ca
Atlas Canada, a name known for quality, services the highest percentage of Canada’s consumer household goods moves and corporate relocations. Atlas Canada has 148 agents across every province and territory and a network of 360 agents in the US who provide household moving, logistics, special product transportation services and warehousing. Known for innovation, Atlas was the first van line in Canada to pioneer national Back Check and Quality in Motion programs.
Contact: Sandra Campbell, Tel. 905-844-0701
About the Canadian Association of Movers (CAM) www.mover.net
CAM represents reputable, professional moving & storage companies around the world. Their focus is helping consumers find credible, professional movers who will provide a good, safe move at a fair cost. To belong to CAM a moving company must meet a set of established criteria and agree to be bound by a code of ethics.
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