This property con is rife, and you’re on your own

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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

Consumer journalist

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...

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