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Notary Bulletin

Hotline Tip: Can I Backdate A Mortgage Document?

I recently notarized a mortgage signing in which one of the documents sent to the lender was misplaced. The signing agency has asked me to contact the signers, re-execute the document and notarize it for a past date, or, in other words, post-date the notarization. Can I do this?

Nevada AG Charges Three More Notaries In 'Robo-Signing' Scheme

Following a Nevada grand jury indictment of two supervisors for a national mortgage servicing company accused of directing what prosecutors describe as a “massive ‘robo-signing’ scheme,” the state Attorney General’s office has charged three more Notaries involved in the case.

Celebrating The 2010 Notary Of The Year: Daniel Lewis

When Daniel Lewis of Carmel, Indiana, was named the National Notary Association’s 2010 Notary of the Year, he was already a successful Notary Signing Agent and Notary educator. But since receiving the honor, business has really taken off.

Nevada Notary Found Dead Amid Tragic 'Robo-Signing' Case

A Las Vegas Notary caught up in what authorities describe as a “massive ‘robo-signing’” scheme was found deceased in her home earlier this week following a Nevada Grand Jury indictment.