Posts Tagged ‘fraud’

Agents – Be Aware of Wire Fraud Scam

There is a new wire fraud scam of which real estate professionals need to be aware. Many agents and/or title companies send wiring instructions to their clients to deposit funds into escrow by email. Email hackers are obtaining these emails and sending updated instructions to clients with wiring instructions into their own accounts. Unfortunately, clients […]

ALERT – CalBRE Issues regarding Fraudulent Rentals

The California Bureau of Real Estate (“CalBRE”) recently issued an alert to agents and consumers warning against further fraud relating to rentals. The CalBRE has issued an alert to agents and consumers relating to fraudulent rentals. Con artists are marketing properties, particularly vacant properties and properties that are listed for rentals as their own listings. […]