Real Estate Fraud
The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office serves as a central reporting, investigative and prosecution agency for real estate fraud in the city and county of Sacramento. We have highly trained personnel to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have about your property and real estate fraud.
Direct contact can be made with the Real Estate Fraud Unit by calling (916) 874-9045 or our REAL ESTATE FRAUD HOTLINE: (916) 874-9045. Click here to fill out a SUSPECTED FRAUD REPORT and submit it electronically.
In order to investigate your complaint properly, we will need the names, addresses and phone numbers of all persons involved in the suspected fraud (i.e. suspect(s), reporting party/victim). We also need a summary of facts, including but not limited to the following:
If you have reported this suspected fraud to any other agencies for investigation, please include the name, address and telephone number of the agency and person contacted.
It is imperative that you be as specific as possible with all the information requested. Once we have received and reviewed your complaint of suspected fraud, you will be contacted by one of the agencies mentioned above to discuss the issues at hand. At that time, you may be required to supply copies of all documents you have in support of your complaint.
Click here to download a Real Estate Fraud Unit brochure.
Click here to fill out a Suspected Fraud Report and submit it electronically.
The form will ask you for names, addresses, phone numbers, etc. of the parties involved. In the summary of facts, please enter the information in chronological order (oldest events first and newest information last).
The Real Estate Fraud Unit recommends the following agencies that may be of assistance regarding a real estate matter:
- Contractor's State Licensing Board, (800) 321-2752
- Department of Real Estate, (916) 227-0864
- California Department of Corporations, (916) 653-8054
- California Office of the Attorney General, (800) 952-5225