Never trust wiring instructions sent via email - Cyber criminals are hacking email accounts and sending emails with fake wiring instructions. Several title companies are now requiring clients to come to their offices to obtain the wiring instructions to ensure buyers and sellers receive the correct information to provide to their financial institute.
If you do receive email instructions for wiring funds, always call your escrow officer to ensure they sent the email. Never wire money without double-checking that the wiring instructions are correct.
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