Wire Transfer Scams: What Happened to the Closing Proceeds?!
Closing day for a home purchase, a real estate transaction or the purchase of a business is always an exciting day. Unfortunately, internet thieves are targeting financial institutions, professionals and individuals participating in financial transactions seeking to steal wire transfers used to fund the deals. According to the FBI, between October 2013 and May 2016, thieves diverted or attempted to divert wire transactions valued in excess of $3 Billion.