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How would you like your belongings moved across the U.S. only to find that they were auctioned off before you got them back? That’s what some moving customers are finding with a company calling itself Gold Standard Moving and Storage.


  1. According to the video and article what is Gold Standard and their status?
  2. Who was the company behind Gold Standard?
  3. What were some of the “red flags” of fraud or troubles ahead as noted in the video or article?
  4. What types of issues will you investigate upon using a moving company after reading this article?

CBS – Los Angeles staff. (2021). Moving Company Under Criminal Investigation After Dozens Of Families Lose Their Belongings. CBS – Los Angeles – TV2, Nov. 16 (Retrievable online at