Real estate bad cheque scam by Hosni Yuki
Date First Reported: September 2011
Primary Name Associated: Hosni Yuki
Description of Potential Fraud:
Realtors in Wisconsin and California advised us that they have been contacted by the purported Hosni Yuki with regards to a real estate purchase. As with scams under the names Shiukmoda Joji and Jyoung Chung Tu, it appears that this fraud is a set-up for a request to return real estate deal deposit monies paid with a bad cheque. Ontario lawyers should be on the lookout as well. For a full description of how this fraud works and a list of names associated with it, see our Confirmed Fraud page.
Here is a copy of the initial contact email:
Date: 2011-08-25 13:21:05
To: Lawyer name
I am Mr.Hosni Yuki. a Japanese origin I need a 4 to 5 bed room single family home to buy and it as to be a traditional sale and its going to be a cash buy, with a garage and 2 bath with or without swimming pool price should be $350,000 to $500,000.00 please send me some listing/MLS to choose in any of this area good and nice to stay as my retirement home.
I am currently in a remote area in Japan for further information Note: I will contact you after choosing from your listing.
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