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June 2012

Government Launches Site To Help Whistleblowers Report Mortgage-Related Fraud

Many Notary Signing Agents and other professionals in the mortgage industry are reluctant to report mortgage-related fraud practices in the workplace, fearing for their jobs. However, a federal agency is now actively encouraging whistleblowers with a new online site to report dishonest practices.

New Business Identity Theft Website And NASS White Paper Provide Anti-Fraud Resources

Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos announced the launch of the first online resource dedicated to helping businesses protect themselves against identity theft. The website,, was created by the Identity Theft Protection Association (ITPA) with support from the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS).

Notarizing for elderly signers

Notarizing for elderly signers

When notarizing for an elderly signer, be sure that they are aware of the contents of the documents and willing to sign them.