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'Rogue' Movers Hiking Prices Once Boxes are Packed

People who need to pack up and move are being taken advantage of by "rogue movers." These scammers low-ball moving estimates and then raise the price and hold people's belongings for ransom. Tim Walker, a former victim who started a Web site to help people avoid getting scammed, talks about the crime.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.

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