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01/19/2017

Latest Email Scam Targets State Land Title Association

While many phishing scams target Realtors and title agents in the hopes of accessing escrow funds, the latest scheme has targeted a state land title association.

Earlier today, the Florida Land Title Association alerted its membership that suspicious email is being sent from its executive director asking to view and sign documents.

ALTA title professionals should be vigilant when receiving and responding to email. To protect yourself, do not open attachments or click links included in suspicious email. You should also not respond or even “unsubscribe” to messages that seem suspicious. Report suspicious email to the Federal Bureau of Investigation Internet Crime Complaint Center.

Examples of the suspicious email:

State LTA scam image 1

State LTA scam image 2

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