• Report: #519765

Complaint Review: Nationwide Movers

Thank You

Read how Ripoff Report saves consumers millions.

  • Submitted: Wed, November 04, 2009
  • Updated: Wed, November 04, 2009

  • Reported By: kristina — Dallas Texas United States of America
Nationwide Movers
4951 SW 34th Terrace Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States of America

Nationwide Movers Paramount Van Lines is a SCAM!! Fort Lauderdale , Florida

What's this?
What's this?
What's this?
Is this
Ripoff Report
About you?
Ripoff Report
A business' first
line of defense
on the Internet.
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

Does your business have a bad reputation?
Fix it the right way.
Corporate Advocacy Program™

SEO Reputation Management at its best!


This company does business under the name of Nationwide Movers. They are a moving broker, meaning that they solicit business and they contract it out to actual moving companies. They engage in gross and fraudulent misrepresentation when giving quotes for services. They are also dishonest and provide customers with false information. I was quoted $1300 for the move and ended up paying $2000. The subcontractors, Manchester Moving & Storage, out of Melrose Park, Illinois, has a couple of guys who spoke virtually no English load the truck and then demand that i pay them $2600! If i did not agree, they would keep my deposit and charge me for the loading and unloading time. Josef from Nationwide also assured me that i would be able to pay half for the move at pick up and other half at delivery, and assured me that VISA is accepted. Manchester, however, demanded that i either charge the entire balance of 2600 on my credit card, or pay cash only on delivery. I paid Manchester 1300 as i promised and attempted to deal with nationwide to get them to live up to their quote. No such luck. All my calls and voicemails to "joe" were completely ignored. The one time i did speak with him, he said that i need to speak with the "dispatcher". I was fraudulently inducted to do business with Manchester Moving and Storage. i never contacted them and never had any negotiations with them about my move or the price. Essentially, i was put in a position where i had to argue with Manchester about a quote that was provided by another business entity. I am still unclear exactly as to the relationship that exists between these two companies. Nationwide never once told me that some other company would be performing the move. The movers said they are "subcontractors" and the dispatcher from Manchester told me they are "an agent" of nationwide. Overall, this was the worst experience at a time when i was already stressed from moving across the country. i plan to file suit against Nationwide. I sincerely hope that this report helps anyone looking to move avoid this scam. Nationwide Movers, DBA Paramount Van Lines, needs to be put out of business permanently.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 11/04/2009 08:37 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Nationwide-Movers/Fort-Lauderdale-Florida-33312/Nationwide-Movers-Paramount-Van-Lines-is-a-SCAM-Fort-Lauderdale-Florida-519765. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report.

Click Here to read other Ripoff Reports on Nationwide Movers

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Search Tips
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?

Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.



Ripoff Report Legal Directory