New Jersey sting operation results in fines for unlicensed moving companies

    New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs conducted a four-day sting operation last week to make sure the next time you hire a moving company it doesn’t turn out to be a guy borrowing his electronic supply company’s truck to haul your junk.

    That really happened last week as “Operation Mother’s Attic” targeted 25 moving companies in the state who were operating sans-license.

    Seventeen of the companies the Division of Consumer Affairs reached out to sent someone to storage facility the division used to inspect driver and vehicle records, the Gloucester County Times reports.

    Twenty-five companies face fines of up to $2,500. That number will be reduced for those who apply for a license within 30 days, and movers can request a hearing to argue the charges.

    The Times has the list of the 17 companies that showed up to the mock moving site.

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