Real Estate Fraud Unit

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:

  • A chronology of the events that took place
  • What you were told and by whom
  • What you were told that you later learned was false

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:


DA´s Office Reception 916.874.6218
DA´s Victim/Witness 916.874.5701
DA´s Domestic Violence 916.874.6171
Sacramento Sheriff 916.874.5115
Sacramento Police 916.264.5471
Citrus Heights Police 916.727.5500
Elk Grove Police 916.714.5115
Folsom Police 916.355.7234
Galt Police 209.366.7000
Rancho Cordova Police 916.875.9600
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