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


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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