Today, we're talking about how scarily easy it is to lose money to scammers. This has been a very interesting topic. Especially when you're in business or property management. These scammers will always make a way to take advantage of a situation.

Joining us today is Sarah Megginson, head of editorial at Finder and writes about all things money and property. As a Finance Journalist, Sarah shares her experience on how she got scammed. These scammers are really sophisticated and do everything to make it seem legit.

Tune in to the episode to know how to avoid getting scammed and know the red flags when these scammers try to attack you.

See you in the episode!

Episode Highlights:
1. Companies That Got Scammed [00:00]
2. Welcome To Your First Home Buyer Property Podcast [00:32]
3. Megan and Veronica's Introduction [00:38]
4. Introduction To Sarah Megginson [02:47]
5. Sarah Shares Her Story About How She Got Scammed [03:18]
6. Scammers Target Anyone Regardless Of Age [06:30]
7. Why Some People Just Don't Report It [08:28]
8. Setting Up Extra Security Measure On Your Devices [13:51]
9. What's More And More Sophisticated About Online Scams [16:18]
10. How Do You Know If You're Being Scammed? [19:50]
11. What Are Some Of The Things That Are Particularly Insidious And Related To Property [26:34]
12. Are You Going To Sell Your Data To Somebody Else? [34:23]
13. What Is One Thing You Wish You Know As A First-Time Buyer? [40:04]
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Veronica Morgan & Meighan Wells 

Veronica & Meighan are both licensed real estate agents who exclusively help buyers. Together they have nearly 40 years experience as property professionals.

Veronica is principal of Sydney based Good Deeds Property Buyers and is also co-host of The Elephant in the Room property podcast as well as Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel and author of Auction Ready: how to buy property at auction even though you're scared s#!tless!

Meighan is the multi award winning principal of Brisbane based Property Pursuit, chairperson of the REIQ Buyers Agent Chapter & a regular media commentator.

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