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Maryland Attorney General and Notary Advocate Doug Gansler Named President of National Association of Attorneys General

By NNA Staff on July 12, 2012 - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler, a featured speaker at the NNA’s 2011 Conference in Las Vegas, has been named President of the National Association of Attorneys General for the coming year. His presidential initiative centers on “Privacy in the Digital Age.”

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Q&A: Powers Of Attorney, And How To Handle Them

By NNA Staff on July 12, 2012 - Notaries need to be especially alert for problems when notarial acts involving powers of attorney because it’s tempting for a dishonest person to abuse their positions when acting as another person’s representative,

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USCIS Reports Delay In Immigration Document Receipt Notices

By NNA Staff on July 12, 2012 - The recent deferred action ruling by the Department of Homeland Security is likely to open new floodgates for thousands of immigrants to apply for deportation reprieves and job eligibility, which has many communities bracing for a potential spike in immigration assistance fraud. Korean civil rights groups have joined other immigrant communities in issuing warnings to their undocumented youth to be aware of immigration assistance scams.

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Hotline Tip: Can My Boss Examine My Journal Entries?

By NNA Staff on July 05, 2012 - My employer has asked to examine my notarial journal, and possibly photocopy several entries for his records. Is he authorized to see this information, or am I obligated to keep it confidential?

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More States Seek to Criminalize Robo-Signing Practices

By NNA Staff on July 05, 2012 - A growing number of states are seeking legislation that imposes criminal penalties and jail time for those who engage in foreclosure fraud.

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Notaries Generate $2,500 To Battle Prostate Cancer In Facebook Campaign

By Phillip Browne on July 05, 2012 - The National Notary Association wishes to send a big “thank you” to all Notaries who participated in our Father’s Day Facebook campaign, which generated $2,500 to battle the deadly disease.

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