Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC), Washington
Severe action has been taken against nine illegitimate residential moving companies by the state.
UTC Washington, administrative law judge has passed a strict order stating that the nine moving companies should stop providing residential moving services until they obtain a specific permit that is legitimate.
Following are the six companies that received a penalty of $5,000; others were suspended for two years on provided condition that the company must meet the terms of the commission order.
- Cope Quality Services, owned by Carrie Creech of Poulsbo.
- Queen City Movers LLC, owned by Johnathan Jorde of Seattle;
- Eastside & All City Movers, owned by Lyle and Darcy Allen of Everett;
- Fast Affordable Movers, owned by Steven Ronald Erickson of Kennewick;
- Pro Moving Delivery, owned by Alexander Satir of Tacoma; and
- Sea-Tac Movers LLC, owned by Doyin Adekanmbi of Lake Stevens;
Having said that, there are other three companies that have been fined a penalty of $5,000
- Sequim-based Movers Plus, owned by Joshua Washburn
- Ellensburg-based Man of Steel Movers, owned by Michael Pandolfi
- Everett-based Precision Moving, owned by Christoper Dems
The aforementioned companies, having failed to appear, they were fined an amount of $5,000.
Administering and inflicting consumer protection and safety regulations, UTC- Utilities and Transportation Commission is the state’s watchdog agency operating within the state. Having no control over interstate moving companies, it ensures that the movers are charging appropriate rates while maintaining their vehicles upto the safety standards and carrying proper insurance.