Articles related to "Fraud and Scams"

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8 things to check before renting an apartment
Jumping head first into a new lease without first carrying out an in-depth walkthrough could leave you regretting your decision.
The threat of fraud in the real estate industry
It’s not only unwitting buyers and sellers who are getting fleeced by increasingly brazen and sophisticated scamsters, but property professionals too
7 online scams to be aware of
The advent of the internet has seen online scams become more prevalent for many individuals in recent years. Rodel Bridging Finance gives us some tips on what to look out for.
Beware the agent who hijacks listings
Imagine putting your home on the market for a specific sum and then discovering that another agent is marketing your property without your permission, and is doing so at a much lower price.
How to avoid holiday rental scams
With the December holidays approaching, fraudsters are out in force. Here are some tips to keep in mind when booking your holiday accommodation.
Protect yourself from identity theft with Ekaya VIP
The Masterdeeds Leak has put millions of South Africans at risk of identity theft. Ekaya offers you a chance to take control of your data.
How to protect your identity – and your access to credit
Identity theft continues to grow worldwide and despite efforts to fight the epidemic, criminals are still defrauding victims at an alarming rate.
Buyers, beware these sophisticated property scams
Fraudsters are increasingly using technology to trick property buyers out of large sums of money.
How to spot a dodgy landlord
There are landlords and then there are landlords…some are good and some are just plain bad. So how do you know what you are letting yourself in for when you rent a home?
How tenants can protect themselves from identity theft
Tenants can be left vulnerable by having to provide sensitive information to future landlords. Here’s how they can protect themselves from their information being misused.