Facebook van man steals Bilston movers’ belongings
30 September 2015
From the section Birmingham & Black Country
Becky Szenk, pictured with her seven-month-old daughter and Mark Higgins, said the worker was recommended via a friend
A couple have been left devastated after finding a “man with a van” via Facebook who disappeared with all of their belongings.
Becky Szenk and Mark Higgins hired a man to help them move from their flat in Bilston to the Horse and Jockey pub in Walsall Wood, which they now run.
But the man never arrived at their new home and Ms Szenk said the goods taken were worth “easily £10,000”.
West Midlands Police confirmed officers were investigating.
Ms Szenk said: “He was recommended to us via a friend on Facebook and we checked out his page because he had a removal site and all the reviews were brilliant, five star, there were approximately 30 to 40 reviews.
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