HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The variety of complaints proceed to rise towards a shifting firm accused of dumping prospects’ belongings in storage services.
However the customers are additionally blaming the storage corporations for charging them 1000’s for items they already personal.
“I discovered a few of my stuff on an public sale web site. Had I not paid JF’s again storage charges, I might have misplaced it,” stated Daniel Hernandez, who relocated from Ewa Seashore to Las Vegas in July.
Hernandez, a disabled veteran, paid JF Shifting Providers $19,000 to maneuver his property however none of it arrived. After paying $2,700 to storage corporations, he’s solely reclaimed a couple of quarter of his belongings.
“Cease the extortion like procedures,” he stated.
Lawyer Eric Seitz stated storage corporations want to supply cheap discover to customers that their belongings can be auctioned and so they have give them ample alternative to get their property again.
“It’s unlawful, it’s in all probability felony and it in all probability constitutes fraud,” stated Seitz, who has efficiently sued storage corporations and movers.
Storage firm officers didn’t return our calls. Johnny Franklin, the corporate’s proprietor, additionally didn’t reply right now. He beforehand blamed his issues on price will increase as a result of pandemic.
Former prospects stated they’ve filed complaints with the police and the FBI as a result of its includes interstate enterprise.
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