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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Avoid the Rental Scammers and Dodgy Letting Agents

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Latest landlord News by: Madalena Penny As residential rental scams reach an all time high, involving elaborate cons costing unsuspecting tenants thousands of pounds in lost deposits and rent, the rise in unethical letting agents riding on the continued wave of tenant-demand is also reaching unprecedented levels. Last year, the Property Ombudsman (TPO) revealed that [...]

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Landlords-Are You Victims of Identity Fraud?

Friday, February 4, 2011

Latest Landlord News by: Madalena Penny A tenant was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment last week for fraudulently selling his landlords properties. Conman, Trevor Jones posed as his landlord. Keith Ferguson, The 60-year-old tenant then signed transfer deeds in his landlord’s name then used Mr. Ferguson’s driving license to obtain the funds raised through the [...]

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