Real Estate Investment Fraud typically involves deceptive practices where individuals or entities misrepresent or omit crucial information to induce others to invest in real estate ventures under false pretenses. This can include schemes such as fraudulent property flipping, where properties are artificially inflated in value through fake appraisals or misrepresentation of market conditions, or Ponzi schemes where new investor money is used to pay returns to earlier investors rather than generating legitimate profits. Other forms of real estate investment fraud may involve unauthorized use of investor funds, false promises of guaranteed returns, or failure to disclose significant risks associated with an investment. Such fraudulent activities exploit investor trust and regulatory oversight, often resulting in financial losses for unsuspecting investors. Regulators and law enforcement agencies actively investigate and prosecute cases of real estate investment fraud to protect investors and maintain market integrity.


Agency News Release - SEC-PR-2024-05

SEC-PR-2024-02 Source: Accessed: July 13, 2024 SEC Charges Florida Real Estate Developer Rishi Kapoor with Perpetuating $93 Million Fraud Scheme and Obtains Emergency Relief FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | 2024-2 Washington D.C., Jan. 3, 2024 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it obtained an asset freeze and other emergency relief concerning an […]