REALTOR® Safety Alert: Man claims to be Reflexologist

Posted on April 7, 2014 by AAR

UPDATE April 17, 2015

A southeast Valley REALTOR® reported that a man claiming to be a reflexologist is once again inappropriately propositioning female REALTORS® in the valley. In addition to phone calls and texts, he is now asking agents to meet with him for lunch. If you are contacted by this person, call the police and provide information from email addresses and the number from which the texts are sent.

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The Arizona Association of REALTORS® has been advised by several female members that they have been inappropriately propositioned by an individual purportedly seeking to purchase property primarily in Scottsdale and North Phoenix. The man, who claims to be a reflexologist, initially contacts agents via phone and text message under the guise of purchasing a home. Rather than pursue the purchase of real property, the calls and texts become indecent at which point the man offers foot rubs and attempts to meet with the agent away from their office.

If contacted by this individual, members are advised to notify their broker, local authorities, and avoid meeting him in person. For more information on REALTOR® safety, go to: http://www.realtor.org/topics/realtor-safety/webinars.

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