The Commercial Vehicle Training Association relayed the following bulletin April 21: A scammer posing as a recruiter from Knight Transportation is getting names and numbers from driving schools and then is contacting drivers to offer them a trainer if they wire him $200.

The scammer has been using the name Larry Davis.

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This is now the hottest cargo theft scam.  Experts say bogus pickups will become the dominant type of cargo theft.  CVTA says this is a scam, and there is no Larry Davis that recruits for Knight and the carrier does not charge recruits, CVTA says.  Several people have fallen victim to the scammer, CVTA says, and a police report has been filed in Florida.  CVTA says it received the information from the American Trucking Associations.