NWIA Alert: Check Your Listings For Rental Scams

Scam Computer Keys Showing Swindles And Fraud

Uh oh. Once again, we’re seeing those crafty Internet scammers attempt to invade the Northwest Iowa real estate market.  Several of our members are reporting their for sale listings are being scraped or copied, and then posted to websites as though they are legitimate properties for rent. When it comes to light, this is quite…

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NWIA REALTORS® Warn of Dangerous New Fraud Scheme


Northwest Iowa REALTORS® are warning residents about two scams taking place in the real estate industry. “Recently we’ve seen an increase across the country in e-mail phishing attacks on both REALTORS® and their clients,” said Kelly Burge, CEO of the Northwest Iowa Regional Board of REALTORS®.  “Hackers are surreptitiously logging into the e-mails of REALTORS®…

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