Category Archives for "Fraud, Scams, Ponzis"

Property investment – how do you avoid the scams?

Property Investment – and how to avoid fraud Property investment oppotunities you’re considering, whatever they may be, require investment research to check out who you’re dealing with. There are a lot of scammers out there, and when it is as hot as it has been to invest in property in the UK, the sharks come circling. They don’t care that […]

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Property fraud: 12 warning signs it’s a scam – part 2

PROPERTY FRAUD #7: The One-Close Sale I hate pushy salespeople and companies. The promises are heavy and the delivery is light. They concentrate on short-term gain instead of the value of long-term relationships. There is no follow through, no commitment, and no care for the customer (saved for getting their hands on the commission from […]

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Property fraud: 12 warning signs it’s a scam – part 1

If you’ve been following these property fraud blogs by now you’ve probably already noticed some common and regular themes of property investment scams. Property scams are huge business. In fact, in 2011, in America property scams were the third largest type of scam reported to American Consumer Credit Counselling (ACCC), causing more than $10 billion […]

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If you’re a property investor, you’re a target for property scammers

There are plenty of different types of property scams, some of which you will have come across in markets and on street corners. The three-card monte, flipping cups, and finding the coin under one of three cups are all examples of how con artists steal your money. If you’ve ever been the victim of one […]

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