Cryptocurrency, Cyber Fraud Focus of Trump Task Force

On an executive order by President Trump, four agencies established the Task Force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud last week, charged with guiding “the investigation and prosecution of cases involving fraud on the government, the financial markets and consumers, including cyber fraud and other fraud targeting the elderly, service members and veterans, and other […]

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6 tips for keeping your clients safe from phishing scams

Your client saved up tens of thousands of dollars to buy a home. They found the right one after weeks of hunting. Their offer was accepted. They made it through the inspection process. Now, it’s finally time to close.

Transacting Business in the Age of Wire Fraud

This month’s National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable discusses fraud and security strategies. Moderator Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager, The Keyes Company, Miami, Fla.; Liaison for Large Firms & Industry Relations, NAR Panelists Michael Volin, Vice President-Legal, Title Resource Group (TRG), a Realogy Company, Camden, N.J. Joan Docktor, President, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox […]

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BuyerDocs wants to save your real estate clients from wire fraud

BuyerDocs is a web-based software for real estate wire fraud prevention. The software secures wire transfers for real estate using AES-backed document storage and minimal use of email …

CertifID and reQuire Real Estate Solutions partner up to protect RE closings

CertifID and reQuire Real Estate Solutions have teamed up to further digitize and protect risk-prone real estate closings. …

FBI and NAR offer 10 ways to guard against real estate cyber scams

Although technology has made real estate transactions quicker, more seamless and increasingly transparent, it has also made buyers, sellers and real estate professionals vulnerable to cybercriminals looking to cash in …

FBI and NAR offer 10 ways to guard against real estate cyber scams

Although technology has made real estate transactions quicker, more seamless and increasingly transparent, it has also made buyers, sellers and real estate professionals vulnerable to cybercriminals looking to cash in …

Trust Stamp will use selfies to protect your email

Trusted Mail will do a forensic analysis of your driver’s license and compare it to a selfie you take, ensuring nobody else can access your email …

CertifID wants to save you from becoming a wire fraud victim

CertifID was founded by the owners of Sun Title in Michigan after their company fell victim to wire fraud. In their effort to demonstrate how easy it is to have money sent without proper verification, or at least without people noticing irregularities, the company founders showed me confirmation that they were able to wire money to “Winnie the Pooh” without anyone blinking …

Escrow scams have grown by $950M in 2017

Although technology has made real estate transactions quicker, more seamless and increasingly transparent, it has also made buyers and sellers vulnerable to hackers and scammers looking to make a quick buck …