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Safety & Scam Alerts for MAAR Members

Your safety and that of your clients and their property is important to us. These listings are based on reports from MAAR members. Please let us know if you experience a dangerous or questionable situation so that we can warn others and notify the authorities if applicable. You can also report scams via www.ic3.gov.

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For information about these postings, contact Kira McNeil at 901.818.2419.

Scam Alert: Suspicious Foreign Buyers

Don't be fooled by foreign buyers with tales of large-sum accounts.

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Scam Alert: Wire Transfer Fraud

Wire transfer remains a threat to our industry. Exercise caution when wiring money in real estate transactions.

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Fraudulent Buyers Targeting High-Cost Homes

Please be advised that a couple has been contacting agents with fraudulent bank letters.

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Phishing Attempts

A sender posing as NAR is sending phishing emails. Be careful not to click any links.

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Scam Alert: Fake Association Billing Florida Members

If you see anything similarly suspicious, do not hesitate to contact NAR.

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Open House Theft Alert

A woman has been searching for medications in various homes. Please keep an eye out during your open houses.

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Scam Alert—Suspicious Text Message

Members, beware strange text message requests from unrecognized numbers.

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Dealing With Rental Scams & Fraudulent Craigslist Postings

Your listings may fall victim to scammers on websites like Craigslist, but there are ways to protect yourself.

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