Avoiding fraud in real estate closings is becoming a real, real necessity for Realtors, for loan officers, and for closing attorneys. There’s three red flags. Limited contact information being included in a contract, it’s actually like almost a fake transaction. You’re asked immediately for wired funds to another party, or there’s a problem with a fake cashier’s check. Somebody asking you to cash the earnest money and then immediately wanting it back. Those are three things to look out for, and be very wary.