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Notary News

Beware Fake Police Phone Scam Targeting Notaries

By Michael Lewis on June 24, 2020 - Telephone scammers posing as police are targeting Notaries, threatening to jail them unless they pay thousands of dollars.

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Saying Farewell To A Cherished Friend: Barbara Duckett Wallace 1939-2020

By NNA Staff on April 22, 2020 - The National Notary Association offers its heartfelt condolences to the family of a cherished member of the NNA community, Barbara Duckett Wallace, who passed away earlier this year.

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Notary Tip: New I-9 Form Announced By USCIS

By David Thun on February 26, 2020 - The government has issued a new I-9 form for verifying employee eligibility. Here's what Notaries who work with these documents need to know.

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Be Careful Writing ‘2020’ When Notarizing

By David Thun on January 15, 2020 - Avoid abbreviating '2020' when writing dates on Notary certificates, because it could leave the date open to tampering.

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How To Perform A Remote Online Notarization

By David Thun on December 16, 2019 - Many Notaries have asked how a remote online notarization (RON) actually works. Here’s a step-by-step description of a typical process.

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Remote Notarization Vs. Traditional Notarization (Infographic)

By David Thun on December 11, 2019 - If you want to know how remote notarization differs from traditional notarization or other types of eNotarizations, this infographic will help you.

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The Great Hawaii Notary Frame-Up

By Kelly Rush on November 19, 2019 - A former Honolulu prosecutor tried to frame an innocent man in a fraud scheme using the signature of a fake Notary.

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Resources To Help New Notaries

By David Thun on September 09, 2019 - If you are a new Notary looking for a mentor, don't give up if you can’t find one right away. There are many resources available to help you gain the knowledge you need.

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Ordinary Notaries Making An Extraordinary Difference

By David Thun on April 15, 2019 - Some people think Notaries just stamp and sign documents. They're wrong. Learn more about Notaries who have made an extraordinary difference in people's lives.

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Duping Notaries: The Tricks Fraudsters Use

By Michael Lewis on January 30, 2019 - Here's how to spot 5 tricks that crooks often use when trying to scam Notaries.

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