Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Moving Company Scam Conspiracy
On January 25, 2021, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Andrey Shuklin pleaded guilty to conspiring in a racketeering enterprise to defraud individuals throughout the United States. From April 2013 through July 2018, Shuklin owned various moving companies, which defrauded, extorted, and stole from customers who hired the companies to move their household goods.
Specifically, Shuklin provided, or directed through wire communications, materially false statements to Federal regulators, third-party companies, and customers to further the scheme. The moving enterprise defrauded more than 1,800 victims for an amount estimated to be between $1.5 million and $3.5 million.
DOT-OIG is conducting this investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).