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June 2012

States Moving To Make Loan Servicing Standards Permanent

States Moving To Make Loan Servicing Standards Permanent

The document-signing, notarization and other loan servicing standards implemented by the National Mortgage Settlement currently apply to only five major lenders and are set to expire in 2015. As a result, states are beginning to introduce measures to expand the reach of the terms and make them permanent.

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).