WIRE FRAUD PREVENTION WARNING
READ THIS BEFORE SENDING MONEY

Fraud prevention, criminals are trying to steal your money by pretending to be Great East Title, or pretending to be your Real Estate Agent.

  • Criminals may send you an e-mail that looks like it is from Great East Title or from the agent.
  • Criminals may even call you pretending to be Great East Title or your agent.
  • Before sending Great East Title any funds – CALL US! accurate (If you don’t have a valid number already you can look here).
  • Call Great East Title at a number you know is accurate

DO NOT USE THE PHONE NUMBER IN AN E-MAIL. We are not responsible for any wires you send to an incorrect bank account. If you have any questions about this or other ways to protect yourself, please contact us.

IF YOU HAVE BEEN VICTIMIZED BY WIRE FRAUD, HERE IS WHAT THE FBI RECOMMENDS THAT YOU DO AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE:

  • Ask your bank to contact the bank where the fraudulent wire was sent.
  • Contact your local Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) office.

Click here to file a complaint with the FBI’s official Internet Crime Complaint Center

For more information, visit www.ic3.gov or click here for a Wire Fraud flyer aimed at consumers that includes advice about avoiding wire fraud, as well as what steps to take when victimized.

WHEN SPEAKING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, THEY WILL WANT TO KNOW:

  • The name and address of your bank

  • Your account number

  • The name & address of the bank where funds were sent

  • The beneficiary’s name

  • The beneficiary’s account number

  • The correspondent bank (if applicable)

  • Dates and amounts transferred

  • IP and/or e-mail address of the fraudulent e-mail