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Deposits necessary to purchase a home are being diverted into hacker accounts,

 leaving buyers high and dry

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Scammers are stealing homebuyers' money by hacking agent and escrow email accounts, monitoring transactions and mimicking official email.

Closing cost...

January 9, 2016

 

Scammers posing as US Treasury officials are calling North Carolinians and demanding that you pay taxes right away or face a lawsuit or arrest. More than 500 consumers have reported these fraudulent calls to our office in the past week, with many of the reports coming...

 

 

As you may have heard, on October 3, 2015 the new RESPA/Truth in Lending Act integration rule, often referred to as “TRID”, went into effect. The final rule integrates existing disclosures with new requirements from the Dodd-Frank Act to improve consumer understandin...

Be aware that scammers have used licensed real estate brokers’ names in various states to target consumers in time share scams. See this Ohio Department of Commerce Press Release for more details. Licensees are advised to periodically do web searches for their names/co...

 

 

 

 

The North Carolina State Bar recently learned of another instance in which hackers diverted funds from a real estate transaction.  In this instance, criminals hacked into a real estate broker’s computer database to gather information about an impending closing, inc...

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