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Viking Corporation STT

Truth
February 04, 2018 04:57PM

Registered: 16 days ago
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Due to the hurricanes I’ve had to leave STT which has been my home for many awesome years. Since the shipping yards were a mess, Tropical and Crowley could not ship our cargo and vehicle to Florida. We were advised to use Viking Corporation run by Beris Lynch.
They are so overpriced— gouged us! It was the worst experience.
I’m so angry I made a website telling my story and WARNING everyone Not to use this moving/ shipping company.
Please read my story and pass on the warnings. Thanks
My story can be read with photos of damages on this site
Vikingmovingcorporation.com



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/04/2018 04:59PM by Truth.

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Scubadoo
February 04, 2018 07:56PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,788

Report them to DLCA

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STXBob
February 05, 2018 09:48AM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 2,119

Here is a working link: [vikingmovingcorporation.com]

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AandA2VI
February 06, 2018 08:35AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 2,102

SUCH A RIP OFF!

They moved us from STT to STX. They charged Omx $22,000 for a two bedroom household and two cars.

FWIW when we moved back - it costs us $1,500.00 for the exact same - minus two couches.

They did pack everything and unpack everything and take away boxes but what a racket they have. Also scratched the hell out of one of our cars but that one was stolen anyway lol.

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vicanuck
February 06, 2018 11:02AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 2,129

Great info here. I will never use these people.

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Truth
February 06, 2018 02:29PM

Registered: 16 days ago
Posts: 3

Thank you STXBob and all of you for joining the conversation.

Hopefully, if enough bad reports are posted and people see that Mr. Beris Lynch is a Jerk, a Fake, and Not of the Island way of being "Good People"

Maybe all of this will Lose him some potential customers! Will Lose him A lot of potential money.

He treated some us badly and damaged our property. And, then he doesn't have the professionalism or honor to admit the damages. If I were him, I would have admitted the damages his crew did to my stuff, and payed up. Lynch and Viking Corporation did $12,000 worth of damage to my property. I hope that Losing potential customers Loses Viking A Lot More than that $12,000 !

Please keep posting everyone-- Let's make Viking Corporation LOSE MONEY! Lose money by Not getting customers.

**Plus, we will save some other people from going through what I and others have by using their horrible moving service.

Cheers!
madA Very disgruntled customer of Viking Corp.

Re: Viking Corporation STT

vicanuck
February 07, 2018 09:16AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 2,129

You can always sue for up to $10K in Small Claims Court.

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Alana33
February 07, 2018 09:34AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,608

I actually had a good experience with Viking when I shipped personal items with them last January to FL.
Both Berris and his secretary were helpful and accommodating.

The guys came to the house and packed everything up that I had ready at the time and came back a second time for the rest. I wasn't moving furniture, except for one large rattan storage chest as I was renting my house here, furnished.

They did a great job. Nothing was damaged and they unpacked and placed things where I wished once delivered to house in FL.
Mom's China arrived intact!

I will agree it was pricey!

BTW, I'm back on island, dealing with insurance adjuster, contractor, tenant issues, getting my truck registered, business license renewed and all that all of that entails! My house survived both hurricanes very well tho there are damages that shall cost a pretty penny to repair.

Loving the cool breezes and being on home turf, seeing friends, enjoying the ocean views and sounds of nature (except for the 3 chickens and 1 rooster - time to set trap!) for awhile until I can get things done and main house and 1×1 apt. rented.
All this 7.5 weeks after a total hip replacement surgery so there are challenges. Glad I had healthcare insurance, stateside, which was a dominent reason for my move!

Re: Viking Corporation STT

islandjoan
February 07, 2018 09:59AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,387

Welcome back Alana, and I hope all goes well with your long to do list!
Also hope you are recovering well from the surgery.
Yes these cool breezes are awesome!!!! Enjoy!

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Alana33
February 07, 2018 10:02AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,608

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Alana33
February 07, 2018 10:08AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,608

Did they raise the amount you can sue for in small claims court? Thought it was only up to $5K.

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Scubadoo
February 07, 2018 08:33PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,788

We have a lot less hens and roosters around after Mariahappy

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Truth
February 07, 2018 10:03PM

Registered: 16 days ago
Posts: 3

Great for you Alana.
Glad Beris did good by you. I’m sure you paid extra for that.

There’s more people they’ve done wrong by however....

What happened to my item was malicious. A friend asked if they ran my @#$%& over with a pallet jack. There’s no other way for this damage to happen.

Beris is a lying unprofessional businessman. He’s not a good man. If he was he would do right by me.

Keep out of my topic please



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/07/2018 10:07PM by Truth.

Re: Viking Corporation STT

Alana33
February 08, 2018 08:49AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,608

I'm sorry you had such a bad experience but I am allowed to post my experience and comment on an open forum.

Re: Viking Corporation STT

speee1dy
February 08, 2018 10:40AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,282

Are you joking. 22k to move.



quote=AandA2VI]
SUCH A RIP OFF!

They moved us from STT to STX. They charged Omx $22,000 for a two bedroom household and two cars.

FWIW when we moved back - it costs us $1,500.00 for the exact same - minus two couches.

They did pack everything and unpack everything and take away boxes but what a racket they have. Also scratched the hell out of one of our cars but that one was stolen anyway lol.[/quote]

Re: Viking Corporation STT

AandA2VI
February 09, 2018 07:25PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 2,102

Speedy I WISH I was joking! Of course we didn’t see any of the paperwork until a year later when tax time. Total BS. It overall didn’t effect us really but seriously a rip off!

And FWIW I wouldn’t go to court here unless it’s worth it! We’re STILL in court over our car that was stolen from the mechanics! I do love small islands... we totally got the scoop on what happened to our car from a disgruntled mechanic! He’s even going to testify (if the judge ever gets it together). He “forgot” to summon the owner TWICE and just said “sorry”. It’s unbelievable. I’ll dish the whole thing after we get a ruling.... IF we ever do! It’s been a year. Now we’re starting with another (unrelated) lawsuit. This one will take years I’m sure. Sigh.

OP - I’m SURE it wasn’t malicious. They just don’t give AF. That’s all. We’re dealing with a situ now also. Our car was working when we drove it onto the boat from STX to STT. Now it’s not. After $400 it’s still not right, mechanic thinks water in the tank. Intentional? IDK. But I sure as hell wouldn’t recommend Water Spirit either! Long story also but they suck. Pretty much everything was somewhat damaged in our move - boat and movers all guilty. Luckily nothing too major. Hell I can’t even get a PO package that doesn’t look like they played soccer with it. Chuuupes!

It’s not all bad... we DID get our 2014 tax return today. Hoorayyy!

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