Opinion

How AI experts are taking on property scammers

Published June 25, 2021

Meet the innovators using artificial intelligence to cut fraud and make buying and selling easier.

When Jack Bidgood’s friends were caught up in a scam, they lost not only £25,000, but their home. “He and his partner were transferring half the deposit each to their solicitor for a flat in London. Her money arrived, his didn’t — he’d been hacked. They couldn’t buy the flat. It was a complete disaster,” Bidgood says.

A few years after his friends were the victims of the fraud, Bidgood, 31, bought a flat himself. “It was a horrendous experience,” he says.

Read the full article on The Times.

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