Wire Fraud Alert From DORA
Colorado Bureau of Investigation warns of wire fraud with the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Division of Real Estate (Division), received an alert by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation regarding a specific email address (email@example.com) being used compromise business transactions through a wiring instructions scam.
Changes in wiring instructions have been sent from the above email, posing as title company closers, from at least three different title companies.
CBI has been notified by transaction coordinators and title company closers that their clients have been receiving instructions to send money well before closing and directing the funds to four different accounts that CBI is aware of.
The Division encourages anyone who has information or has received any emails from the email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) to contact:
Peggy Pingel, Analyst
Identity Theft/Fraud & Cyber Crimes Unit
Colorado Bureau of Investigation