A news scam is emerging in the Tri-State, as several residents have received calls from someone offering to buy their homes, without the home ever being listed for sale.
Oana Schneider with the Tri-State Better Business Bureau joined 44News This Morning on Monday to discuss what you need to look out for.
Here's how the scam attempts to steal your personal identity.
A man named "Steve" is calling people offering to buy their house without any repairs, and despite the property not being listed for sale.
Often times the caller claims to know people close to the would-be victim.
Oana shared some of the red flags to look out for. You can hear more from her in the video above.