This property con is rife, and you’re on your own
If there's one group of people that should be wise to the e-mail scam, it’s conveyancing attorneys. They aren't
If you are in the process of buying or selling a property, this column is a must-read for you.
That’s because there’s a good chance that as a buyer, the money you think you’re paying into the conveyancing attorney’s trust account could land up in a fraudster’s account instead.
Or the attorney could unwittingly pay the proceeds of the sale of your property to a fraudster...