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November 2012

Former Document Processing Executive Pleads Guilty To Robo-Signing Charges

By NNA Staff on November 29, 2012 - A former executive of a major document processing firm pleaded guilty to federal and state charges related to “robo-signing.”

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Hotline Tip: Can I List Multiple Documents Within One Journal Entry?

By NNA Staff on November 29, 2012 - I have been asked to notarize three different types of documents, all for the same signer. Do I need to create three separate journal entries, or can I simply list all three document types in the appropriate journal column?

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LinkedIn The Fastest-Growing Social Media For Professionals

By NNA Staff on November 29, 2012 - Two new people join LinkedIn every second, making it the fastest growing social media platform for entrepreneurs and business professionals — and a must-use site for Notary entrepreneurs.

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Sandy Expected To Delay Housing Recovery

By NNA Staff on November 29, 2012 - Distressed homeowners in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut are still feeling the devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy.

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Happy Thanksgiving To You And Your Loved Ones

By NNA Staff on November 21, 2012 - The National Notary Association extends a heartfelt thanks to America’s 4.4 million Notaries for all the things they do to help their neighbors and communities.

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Malware Attacks On Smartphones Increase Six-Fold

By NNA Staff on November 21, 2012 - According to a recent report from Trend Micro, malware attacks on smartphones jumped from 28,000 incidents at the end of the second quarter of 2012 to 175,000 at the end of the third quarter.

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Hotline Tip: My Supervisor Is Asking Me To Perform An Unauthorized Notarization!

By NNA Staff on November 20, 2012 - My supervisor asked me to notarize documents for a client who was unable to be present at the time of the notarization. When I told her that I could not do this, she seemed upset because I had met the client several times. How should I handle this situation, without risking losing my job?

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Registration Now Open For NNA 2013 Conference

By David Thun on November 15, 2012 - Get ready for next summer’s Notary Event Of The Year — registration is now open for the NNA 2013 Conference June 2-5 in Austin, Texas.

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Voters Support Notary Advocates In November Elections

By David Thun on November 15, 2012 - Two longtime supporters of notarial best practices — Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch and North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall — were chosen by voters to continue serving as their states’ top Notary-regulating officials in the November 2012 elections.

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Disaster Preparedness For Self-Employed Notaries

By NNA Staff on November 15, 2012 - Everyone tries to prepare for emergencies, but self-employed Notaries also need to safeguard their business for such an event.

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