Multiple freight carriers have reported hiring a freight broker who is illegally and fraudulently using the name “Leggett & Platt Global Supply Chain Solutions” and “L&P Transportation LLC” along with using an actual MC# and physical address that is associated with Leggett & Platt. The fraudulent Contract Load & Rate Confirmation contains phone numbers and e-mail addresses that are not associated with Leggett & Platt, such as
- and email@example.com.
This is a scam.
The scam is sophisticated and continues to evolve, so other misrepresentations may be used to make it look as though the carrier is doing business with Leggett & Platt. These fraudulent freight brokers are not associated in any way with Leggett & Platt and Leggett & Platt cannot be responsible for any claims relating to this activity.
If you see freight broker solicitations or load confirmations matching this description, immediately contact Leggett & Platt through our toll-free ethics hotline at 1-800-888-4258 or email our Legal department. If you need to confirm the legitimacy of a brokered load, please contact Matt Turner at 417-313-6060 (direct number).
Several individuals around the world have recently reported receiving checks which appear to be from Leggett & Platt. They reference Leggett & Platt in the top left-hand corner, and typically are drawn on J.P. Morgan or a Canadian bank. They are accompanied by a standard letter or e-mail, which instructs the recipient to deposit the check in his or her bank account to help in "expediting payment," or through a money transfer service to work as a mystery shopper or personal assistant. The checks may also be sent with a letter referencing a lottery or "prize" pool. However, the scam continues to evolve so other misrepresentations may be used.
This is a scam. Leggett & Platt has not issued any checks of this kind and cannot be responsible for any claims relating to this activity. If you have received a check and letters matching this description, please immediately contact Leggett & Platt through our toll-free ethics hotline at 1-800-888-4258 or email our Legal department.