Share this on:
 E-mail
46
VIEWS
0
COMMENTS
 
SHARES
About this iReport
  • Not vetted for CNN

  • Click to view laineachin's profile
    Posted November 30, 2013 by
    laineachin

    More from laineachin

    Dorota Dyman & Associates Real Estate Police Warn of Online Real Estate Scam

     
    OTTAWA — The Ottawa police fraud unit is warning the public to watch out for online real estate deals that are “too good to be true.”

    Police say users are duplicating genuine online postings of area properties at a drastically reduced asking price — and then trying to convince interested buyers to provide a deposit. In some cases, the suspect has actually contacted the genuine sellers saying they have clients interested in the property.

    The fraud unit is investigating and warns that “such good deals are sometimes too good to be true.”

    To date, phone ads have been posted on Kijiji and ForSaleByOwner.ca. The suspect or suspects represent themselves as agents for the property and provide a contact telephone number or email.

    Anyone with information or who may have been a victim of these ads can call Sgt. Mike Noonan at 613-236-1222, ext. 5434, or phone Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.


    Read More:
    http://www.ottawacitizen.com/business/Police+warn+online+real+estate+scam/9195260/story.html
    http://www.visordown.com/forum/general/dorota-dyman-and-associates-real-estate-kweichow-moutai-to-buy-paris-real-estate/480613.html

    What do you think of this story?

    Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.
    Be and editor! Choose an option below:
      Awesome! Put this on TV! Almost! Needs work. This submission violates iReport's community guidelines.

    Comments

    Log in to comment

    iReport welcomes a lively discussion, so comments on iReports are not pre-screened before they post. See the iReport community guidelines for details about content that is not welcome on iReport.

    Add your Story Add your Story