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FMCSA Posts Penalties for Movers Holding Goods Hostage

Household movers that hold shipments hostage face penalties of $10,000 per violation under new penalties posted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Movers also can have their registration suspended from one to three years under the penalties posted Thursday.

The policy applies to carriers and brokers that knowingly break a contract and fail to deliver a shipment that has been paid for, FMCSA said.

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