HomeBuying 101: How to Stop Wire Fraud in Its Tracks
There ain’t no rest for the wicked when it comes to buying/selling a home. Cyber criminals are getting super sneaky with stealing your money and identity. Stop wire fraud in its tracks today by following these tips.
With the help from Old Republic Title and Madison Settlements, you can prevent wire fraud from happening to you or your clients by stopping, calling, and verifying if an email you receive is legitimate or not.
We want your real estate transaction to go as smoothly and safely as possible which is why following these tips will protect you.
Ward Off Cyber Criminals
If you get an email or phone call that looks like a scam, chances are, it is a scam. Even in the real estate industry, cyber criminals are launching their attacks to get your money via wire transfers. If you receive an email or a phone call about wiring your money, stop what you’re doing and immediately call your title company to verify the authenticity.
Remember: Stop. Verify. Call.
Check out the video below to learn more and contact the Madison Settlements location you are using during settlement before falling victim to a scam.