Lessons from Wire Transfer Fraud in Real Estate Transactions

Lessons from Wire Transfer Fraud in Real Estate Transactions
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Lessons from Wire Transfer Fraud in Real Estate Transactions (On-Demand Webinar)


Hackers and fraudsters are tricking buyers, sellers, real estate agents and loan officers in real estate transactions into wire transfer fraud. This presentation will cover signs of wire transfer fraud, the potential pitfalls during the closing process, and how to keep your company and your customers safe. We will review several fraudulent emails sent in attempts to steal money. We will also review some actual successful thefts and learn what went wrong and how they could have been prevented. Finally, we will review prevention measures and what to do if/when disaster strikes.



You Will Learn How To:

Identify signs of wire transfer fraud attempts in email contents

Relate case studies of successful fraud in real estate transactions to fraud mitigation measures

Select effective wire transfer fraud prevention methods

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2
NASBA Information: Auditing
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: April 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Matt McBride - Speaker


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