Sellers Opening Their Homes to Strangers

Posted on January 8, 2016 by

In the Bullhead City area, there have been reports of unaccompanied consumers knocking on doors at listed properties. Reportedly, these individuals identify themselves as interested buyers and falsely claim that they have been unable to contact the listing agent. They then ask to be let into the home, so that they can view the property. […]

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Hackers Perpetrate Wire Transfer Fraud Scams Across Arizona

Posted on May 1, 2015 by

According to REALTORS® and title companies across the state, Arizona real estate transactions are once again being targeted by hackers perpetrating wire transfer fraud. It is customary for parties in a real estate transaction to receive, and comply with, wire transfer instructions. Unfortunately, it has become increasingly common that those instructions were not generated by […]

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Patent Trolls: Scan Scam

Posted on June 3, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

NAR has received many reports from members who have received demand letters from a patent owner, NPHG Technology (or its Law Firm, Farney Daniels, P.C.), that purports its ownership of the process of sending a document via email from a printing or scanning device. The letters demand that companies (typically small to medium size) pay […]

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