Scam Warning: ‘Pay a Fine or Lose Your Real Estate License’

A fraud described out of Pa. particularly targets true estate licensees. The caller says the agent missed jury obligation and, except they pay a fantastic, may reduce their license.

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A license scam is not new, but its appearance in the actual estate sector could be. In standard, the scams tell callers to “pay a fee or you are going to eliminate your license.”

In an report from the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, a county sheriff has reported on a new scam that directly targets the serious estate industry. In accordance to an posting in “Just Mentioned,” the association’s e mail newsletter, “The scammers claim to be calling from a particular judge or sheriff’s business and say that the particular person has failed to show up for jury duty, and now they ought to fork out a wonderful or hazard the decline of their genuine estate license.”


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