Watch Out for Email Scam Purporting to “Support Diana”
By Stacey Moncrieff, VP Business Communications, National Association Of REALTORS®
WARNING: If you receive an email appearing to be under the REALTOR® Party banner, it is not from NAR.
The email is a solicitation to help “Support Diana” with a financial donation through GoFundMe. This solicitation is not from the REALTOR® Party or the National Association of REALTORS®. NAR will never solicit donations for personal or individual charities.
NAR only solicits charitable donations through the REALTORS® Relief Foundation.
If you receive this fraudulent email, please alert NAR Member Support at ContactNAR@realtors.org and then DELETE THE EMAIL. Anyone who received the email or sent money to the link in the email should file a complaint with the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.gov.
The National Association of REALTORS® urges its members and state and local REALTOR® associations to be on high alert for email and online fraud.
For more information on cyberscams and cybersecurity best practices, visit these resources:
- Data Privacy and Security
- Risk Management
- Internet Security Best Practices
- REALTOR® Safety Articles
- Combat Real Estate Cyberthreats
- Wire Fraudsters Targeting Real Estate Transactions
- Protecting Your Business and Your Clients from Cyberfraud Tags: email scam, fraudulent email, GoFundMe, Support Diana