23 Jan Broker’s Corner – Jan. 23, 2018
At Shay Realtors, we take great care of our clients in a variety of different ways. One way that is especially important is we work diligently to prevent our clients from becoming victims of cyber-crime.
As an alert to everyone who reads this, wire fraud is one of the newest and fastest growing areas of cyber-crime.
There are several things to look for that may alert you to that the wire fund transfer is being requested is a fraud.
A push for urgency on the response
Misspellings in body of email
The bottom line is you must stay vigilant and always verify with a phone call prior to sending a wire transfer.
Our preferred lender, Chad Baker of RPM Mortgage, as well as our partners in escrow, are well versed in spotting cyber-crime.
Have a great day!