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FBI Says BEC Scams Targeting Real Estate Increasing

In a June 9 Public Service Announcement, the FBI reported that business email scams (BEC) targeting the real estate sector are once again on the rise.
From 2020 to 2022, there was a 27% increase in victim reports to the FBI’s Internet Crimes Complaint Center (IC3) of BECs scams connected to real estate. During the same period, the FBI reported a 72% increase in victim loss due to BECs involving real estate.
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