Internet fraud and our security

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 Internet fraud and our security




Internet fraud comes in various forms. During a Real Estate transaction, we always advise clients to call the title/escrow company before wiring funds on a new purchase. Hackers are looking for ways to intercept emails between the title and escrow companies, realtors, and their clients. The article below states California is one of the top states that has been affected by this type of fraud. To learn more, there is a link to the FBI report at the bottom of the article. 


Source:  Here's How Hackers Have Stolen Over $1B From The Real Estate Industry In The Last 2 Years


Do you know how to protect yourselves against these hackers? What are the best practices you can share to avoid this from happening? Please share in your comments down below. 







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