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Land Registry Launches New Service To Tackle Property Fraud


Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Property Alert Will Help Property Owners And Landlords Avoid Becoming Victims Of Property Fraud The Land Registry has launched a new service called “Property Alert” this week, to help protect property owners from becoming unwitting victims of fraud. Property fraudsters can often attempt to claim ownership of a property by impersonating the registered owner or by [...]


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Landlord Identity Theft Increasing


Thursday, February 6, 2014

Identity Theft Is An Increasing Problem For UK Landlords Landlords in the UK’s private rented sector are being urged to take more action to protect themselves from becoming victims of identity theft, which is on the increase, with an estimated 4 Million victims a year. Private rental sector (PRS) landlords who choose to move out [...]


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Rise In Fraudulent Tenant Applications


Monday, March 5, 2012

UK Landlords and letting agents are being warned about an increase in bogus tenant applications. Fraudulent applicants have been filling out tenancy application forms provided by honest landlords and agents, giving inaccurate or misleading information, in a bid to secure the rental of the property. It is not unknown for the fraudsters to move from [...]


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