Reno Police Warn, Escrow Scam Affecting Local Residents

The Reno Police Department has become aware of a real estate scam, in which residents in escrow are being deceived into sending money to fraudulent companies, by way of spoof accounts. Use caution when replying to, or complying with instructions provided by email accounts. Call your bank or your real estate professional before you send money. If you’ve been victimized, call the Reno Police Department.