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Notary Bulletin

March 2013

Watch Out For Notarios Offering Bad Tax, Immigration Advice

As next month’s income tax deadline draws near, officials in a number of states are cracking down on tax preparers moonlighting as “Notarios” — people who pose as legal professionals to scam immigrants.

NNA 2013 Has Something For Every Notary, Signing Agent

NNA 2013 Conference is offering a complete package of workshops and events for all Signing Agents — from new Notaries seeking NNA certification to veteran NSAs looking to expand their business.

Hotline Tip: Is A Social Security Card Considered A Valid ID For Notarization?

A signer asked me to notarize a document upon which his name is displayed slightly differently than the name on his driver’s license. I understand from my Notary training that in the case of a name discrepancy I should ask for another form of ID, but what — besides a valid driver’s license — is considered an acceptable form of ID? Would a Social Security card work?