Tag: Attorneys Title

November 15 ALERT: Fake Check Scam Reminder

Over the past several months, we have sent out a couple of alerts to remind our friends, family, clients, Realtors, investors and colleagues of the Fake Check Scam. How the Scam Works: The perpetrator of the scam sends you a large cashier’s check supposedly for the purchase of real property, escrow money, etc. You deposit the […]

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January 13 Beware of Non-Government Affiliated Trademark Solicitations!

  Please be aware that private companies that are not associated with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) are using trademark applications and registration information from the USPTO’s databases to issue trademark-related solicitations. These solicitations may include offers for legal services, for trademark monitoring services, record trademarks with U.S. Customs and Border Protection […]

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August 11 Title Insurance Surcharge Fee To be Collected for Title Policies in Florida

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has ruled that starting September 2, 2014 all title insurance policies issued in Florida will include a separate surcharge of $3.28. The fee will be aggregated statewide for payment of claims and administration expenses for two failed domestic title underwriters that are currently in receivership:  K.E.L Title Insurance Group, […]

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June 05 Deeds Transferring Title to Fidelity Land Trust Company, LLC Are Rescinded and Deemed Null and Void

Certain titles to homeowners’ residences deeded to The Fidelity Land Trust Company, LLC (“Fidelity Land Trust”), an LLC unrelated to Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, may be clouded. Assistant Attorney General Fulvio Joseph Gentili reports that Final Judgment has been issued against Fidelity Land Trust in the case of Office of the Attorney General v. […]

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July 18 Florida Claims on the Rise for Fraudulent Deeds Conveying Bank-owned REO Property

Florida underwriters are seeing much more claims emanating from forged deeds on foreclosed, bank-owned properties. The issue that seems to be appearing is that the forged deeds are into trusts and the transaction insured is the one out of the trust. “Florida is ripe for this scam as the properties may sit in bank REO […]

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