Police: Notary stole from state troopers and 177 other victims

By Karen Blackledge – The Daily Item DANVILLE (PA) — A former borough notary kept more than $31,000 she received from those seeking her services, including two state troopers from the Milton barracks, according to court documents. The troopers were among four alleged victims asked to appear at Tuesday’s preliminary hearing for Natalie Wetzel, 45,…

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  • 7 May, 2014

NotaryCam is Revolutionizing Online Notarizations

Notaries have been around for centuries, providing professional witnessing and ID verification of signers. But with the explosion of global e-commerce and more faced with needing a notary to conduct business, travel abroad, sign crucial medical documents, etc., the need for quick and easy document notarizations has also increased significantly. NotaryCam, http://www.notarycam.com is meeting that…

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  • 2 May, 2014

CFPB Suggests The Real Estate Industry is Ripe e-Closings

Not sure if you caught any of the buzz this week, but the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced a new pilot program that is seeking partners to provide a more consumer-friendly real estate/mortgage electronic closing experience. Guess we can’t make the claim, but for all intents and purposes, we have been in an…

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  • 27 April, 2014

WOW – I Didn’t Know You Can Do a Notary Online!

WOW – I Didn’t Know You Can Do a Notary Online! It’s the most common expression we hear. Second most often heard? Really cool, why didn’t I think of that? Our secret sauce? Nothing short of a determined focus on a clear vision. Our customers from all over the World are very surprised that we…

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  • 14 April, 2014

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…

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  • 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…

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  • 25 March, 2014

Employees at 90% of public notary offices strike

CAIRO: State notary employees, in over 90% of the state notary offices in the governorates of Cairo, Sharqia, Fayoum, Asyut, Aswan, Kafr el-Sheikh, Menoufia, Gharbia, entered into a strike, Tarek Azouz, the head of the advisors of the State Notary Offices Club told Youm7 Saturday. Azouz said the strike comes to protest the Justice Ministry’s…

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  • 24 February, 2014

Stormy Weather? Best Excuse to Stay in Your Pj’s

Global warming aside, the country continues to get hammered by blustery weather conditions. As of this writing, one third of US has been severely impacted. Commerce, for all intents and purposes, has come to a screeching halt. Taking the good with bad, I can’t help imagine that most online retailers are enjoying a most welcomed…

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  • 14 February, 2014

Top 9 Notary Public Fraud Practices You Need To Know Now

  According to a recent report issued by The Office of the Florida Attorney General, the deceptive and fraudulent practices around foreclosures and robo-signing, especially the licensed Notary Public were – let’s just say – unbelievable. We scoured the report and here are the top failures around the notarization signing process: FULL FREE REPORT

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  • 10 February, 2014