Category Archives: Fraud Alert

Don’t Be Spoofed!

You have read the warnings: “Don’t wire funds in response to an email without using call-back procedures!” Always call the party who appears to have sent the email for confirmation using a “safe” or know phone number. What happens if

Tips to Protect Your Information During Your Real Estate Transaction

Real Estate Transactions are a Prime Target for Fraudsters! When you buy a home you will be required to submit personal information to your lender and/or escrow agent. At Cherry Creek Title Services, we go above and beyond the industry standards

Tips to Identify Valid and Suspicious Emails

 Incorrect Grammar/Spelling/Text Body Many phishing email contain misspellings. Some of these messages have been poorly translated from other languages. Additionally, you will want to pay attention if the time or date appears in the message body of an email. If

Protecting Your Funds From Wire Fraud During Real Estate Transactions

By Michael Selinfreund, Esq., President/General Counsel of Cherry Creek Title Services, Inc. *This article is intended for educational purposes only and not as legal advice* Recently, the number of incidents of wire theft in real estate transactions has risen dramatically. Wires

Protect Your Money From Wire Fraud When Buying a Home