FBI agent stated the FBI has developed tools to get the money back if the FBI is notified almost immediately.

Educate everyone about wire fraud.

Beware emailed wiring instructions. Safe recommendation is to never trust email wire instructions.

Warn buyers, sellers, tenants, landlords, agents, staff, employees, lawyers, lenders/bankers, paralegals, and customers.

Posted by: Byron King on 11/18/22 (This information is only accurate as of 11/18/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 11/18/22 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at or email byron at

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