Phony lawyers calling themselves notarios continue to scam

EL PASO — A “Now Renting” sign and an empty office is all Irma Castañeda found when she went to ask her immigration attorney how her deferred action petition was proceeding. She had paid the man who turned out not to be a lawyer at all $2000 to solve her immigration problem. Had the scam…

  • By rick

  • 28 March, 2014

Atheist Outraged After Claiming Notary Refused Her Service

An atheist activist is claiming that a notary at a TD Bank branch in New Jersey refused her request to authenticate documents, because she’s a nonbeliever — but a spokeswoman for the bank has an entirely different story. “I was just refused service — because I am an atheist,” American Atheists managing director Amanda Knief…

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  • 28 March, 2014

Dozens of notaries are now being investigated

ORLANDO, Fla. — Dozens of notaries are now being investigated after an Action 9 investigation exposed their criminal histories. We found convicted con men and thieves still had state licenses to notarize legal documents. Surveillance cameras helped investigators build a case against Ricky Collins, who was found guilty of a yearlong burglary spree through tourist…

  • By rick

  • 25 March, 2014