16 cases of bogus agents with CID
August 19, 2019 6:34 am
Sixteen cases of bogus real estate agents are currently with the Police Criminal Investigation Department.
From these cases, two people have already been charged and produced in court.
REALB’s Compliance and Monitoring officer, Vinal Singh says bogus agents are using various tactics to falsely advertise properties on social media platforms.
“Our Compliance team ta REALB go through all the social media web sites on daily basis whereby we identify some bogus agents using bogus names and advertising multiple properties which is illegal under the act.”
Singh says they’ve also started doing spot checks on licensed outlets.
REALB has a public register whereby people can access information about registered agents and sales people.