Is Home Title Lock Worth the Price?

Is Home Title Lock Worth the Price?

Full disclosure: I don’t work for Home Title Lock, and I am not a paid spokesperson for the company like Newt Gingrich. However, I know a lot about home title theft because I have battled this crime as a lawyer since 2003. Too often, I see YouTube videos, in which...
What are the Top 5 Worst Identity Theft Crimes to be aware of?

What are the Top 5 Worst Identity Theft Crimes to be aware of?

We all know what identity theft is and some of us know how it is committed, but how many people stop to think about what criminals use the stolen identities for? Here is my list of the top 5 worst crimes that are committed with stolen personal identifiable information...
What does title insurance cover?

What does title insurance cover?

My perspective on title insurance differs from almost everybody else because I have never worked in the title insurance business. Instead, I have prosecuted real estate fraud cases as a deputy district attorney and litigated them as a trial attorney since 2003, and in...
What is Mortgage Fraud

What is Mortgage Fraud

When a criminal misappropriates a property title with a fake deed, he also has to commit other crimes to complete his fraudulent scheme. This article about mortgage fraud is the first of a series in which I will explain these other violations of the law. Fraudsters...
Notary Fraud happens more than you think!

Notary Fraud happens more than you think!

I have been fighting property title fraud since 2003, and notaries public played integral parts in every case…but not in the way you think. The victims of real estate scams almost always assume that the notary was complicit in the crime, but in my experience, this is...
Where to Report Financial Elder Abuse

Where to Report Financial Elder Abuse

As a former white collar criminal prosecutor, I have witnessed the damage caused by financial elder abuse. When you discover theft or fraud against an elder, the first thing you need to do is go to the local police station and make a police report. Your police...
Top Real Estate Scams

Top Real Estate Scams

After two decades of fighting white collar crime as a criminal prosecutor and as a civil trial lawyer, I have come to a very important conclusion: Con artists LOVE real estate scams because, to people who don’t mind the risk of incarceration, they are extremely...
Foreclosure Fraud News and information you NEED to know!

Foreclosure Fraud News and information you NEED to know!

As a trial lawyer and a former real estate fraud prosecutor, I have battled foreclosure con artists for over two decades and have seen innumerable examples of foreclosure fraud. TitleShield™ is here to ensure you’re getting the most accurate foreclosure fraud news. As...
Can Someone Steal Your Home Title?

Can Someone Steal Your Home Title?

As a trial lawyer and a former real estate fraud prosecutor, I have battled con artists for over two decades and have personally witnessed the answer to “can someone steal your home title?” question many times. The short answer is: Yes…and No. By committing deed...
How common is Home Title Theft?

How common is Home Title Theft?

Do we know how often Home Title Theft occurs? As a former real estate fraud prosecutor, I have personally witnessed the impact of forgery, identity theft and deed fraud on dozens of homeowners, and victims have asked me how common this crime is? The short answer is:...
Does Title Insurance Provide Home Title Protection?

Does Title Insurance Provide Home Title Protection?

Compare Title Insurance to Home Title Protection and Monitoring Since I am a title fraud lawyer, homeowners often ask me if they ought to subscribe to a home title protection monitoring service to protect them from home title fraud. The short answer is, Yes, you need...
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